“Among crustaceans, the crab is known as the “sleeper”, the image of eternal sleep, is the most
mysterious, the most deceitful, the shiftiest. It hides under rocks and its mobile eyes watch for
prey with a cruel malice. It walks sideways. It combines every fault. There are men who resemble it.”

                                                                                              - From Encyclopedia Acephalica, George Bataille

Dorsals, 2016
scanography & digital collage printed as digital c-types

Dorsals marvel on the potentiality of species in both scientific and fictional realms.
Melted in to each specimen are elements of living, dead, found and contributed objects

A big thank you to the following participants for donating their X-rays:

Ari Stamatopoulos, fractured wrist x-ray
Georgia Stamatopoulos, foetal scan at 9.3cm
Stuart Trevor, mandible mouth x-ray, lung x-ray
Carl Simpson, anxle x-ray
Alexandra Spence, discolated shoulder x-ray
René Norwie, wrist x-ray
Colin Sweetman, dislocated shoulder x-ray