expanding cones

Hand cut + bonded float glass, plywood, torch. 2015
1.2m³ (3m circle)
Gazing at the clear mirror and bringing to light its shattering; that rupturing of constructed space that is its opening. The work comprises twelve glass cones illuminated by a single suspended LED torch that casts crystalline reflections and shadows from the centre, exploding into the surrounding space.                                             
Light breaks forth: the burst of light, the dispersion that resonates or vibrates dazzlingly-and in clarity clamours but does not clarify. The breaking forth of light, the shattering reverberation of a language to which no hearing can be given - Blanchot