Conduction: Bubble Art by Tomoya Matsuura

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“Conduction,” a photoset by Japanese artist Tomoya Matsuura, features “bubble art” against a black background. The clustered bubbles look similar to what one might find under a microscope, but they are actually visible with the naked eye. Strung with thread, the bubbles make up intricate, delicate sculptures, which, on film, explore the idea of how energy travels through form. Enigmatic and ethereal, Matsuura’s webs of water achieve the artful paradox of representing an ordinary process in a way that seems alien.

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Holly is a poet from Kentucky. She grew up first in a Sears house, then on a farm. She studied English and Gender Studies at Mount Holyoke College and moved to Manhattan for love. As an occasional jewelry-maker and museum patron, Holly favors wearable and functional design but is eager to see work that challenges her aesthetics. Read more and connect by visiting her blog, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

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