Walter Miranda
Plastic Artist

Requiem for Gaia – In Totum 5




Title: Requiem to Gaia – In Totum 5

Technique: oil painting + objects* on wood

Dimensions: 162 x 81 cm

Weight: 10 kg

Year: 2017/8

* Objects used: 5,000 electronic micro switch push buttons and acupuncture tabs to hold needles.


This work is part of the series "Cartographies of Gaia". It represents the world map according to one of the numerous cartographic projections that exist.

In it, the oceans were embossed using sawdust from computer boards and painted with oil paint and the continents were filled with electronic micro switch push buttons. The Arctic and Antarctic areas were filled with straps used to hold acupuncture needles.

Walter Miranda
Ateliê Oficina FWM de Artes
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