Author Archives: geoffreybooras

Dorsky Museum proposal

Here’s the most current gist of my thesis exhibition plan for the Dorsky Museum: I have the space behind the front desk on the front left (as you enter the main gallery). From left to right, the walls I have … Continue reading

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Here, I am working on my latest drill bit for my thesis show. This piece is wheel-thrown and slab-built. I intend for the work to be installed horizontally with additional threaded pipe sections attached to the non-business end. This tool … Continue reading

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working thesis bullets:

-Introduce how technological development has shaped our concept of nature throughout history. Engage topics of natural resource use, the industrialization of the landscape, and illuminate our ever-changing concepts of nature. -Show the impact that technologies in oil and gas exploration … Continue reading

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technical statement

My work is based on a general technical understanding of petroleum geoscience and the geology particular to New York State. This work is based in research which begins roughly 400 million years ago, during the Devonian period of geologic time. … Continue reading

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Artist Statement

My work attempts to interpret our enmeshed relationship with nature using technology and geology as a wellspring. I believe that technologies alter and shape the way nature is interpreted. In order to engage this entanglement, I am constructing works concerned … Continue reading

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Marcellus shale, hamilton member. collected from Kingston, NY. fired to cone 02.

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