The Reptile Room: Mercury Retrograde

2012 ArtPrize Entry

An alchemical installation focused on the operations of the sun - mercury, salt, and sulfur - the spirit, body, and soul - Mercury, like Hermes or Anubis, transports the soul to the spirit realm - crossing planes - the winged messenger, surrounded by winged messengers and destruction mythologies - spinning closest to the sun - quicksilver

Entry Details
  • Art form: 3-D
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  • Medium: installation
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  • Year created: 2012
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Venue & Connection Information

Site:Lab @ 54 Jefferson (former Public Museum) - installation located within the Reptile Hall

Venue Considerations
  • Special Lighting needed: No
  • Internet needed: No
  • Indoor Space needed: No
  • Outdoor Space needed: No
  • Audio/Video needed: No
  • Electrical needed: No

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