birth martyr- polychaete worm- San Mateo county CA - Nov. 2021 In order to reproduce the posterior portion of the worm (Nereis sp.)inflates, expands, and bursts. Large numbers of fertile individuals gather in synchronicity under the full moon and exchange genetic material in this manner. Their spent bodies hold life for a few hours following, sometimes washing ashore in bays and on rocky shores.
Small Acrylic: 4.5 x 6.4 x 1 inches
Large Acrylic: 5.8 x 8.4 x 1 inches
Extra Large Acrylic: 11.4 x 7.5 x 1.1 inches
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Aron Sanchez-Baranda documents wildlife, fungi,and natural phenomena found along the Californian coast. His art rejects didactic structure in favor of sensory abstraction; exploring the permeability of context, perception, and psychic entanglement. Primarily utilizing video, photography, and field recordings to realize his current body of work , Sanchez- Baranda has now begun expanding into sculpture and fabrication. He’s recently created pieces for Apple, musicians including Arca and Kingston Family Singers, and partnered with the state of California to support environmental initiatives. He lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with his cat.
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