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Home > NanoArt 2008 - 2009 Exhibition > NanoArt 2008 Winners > Frances Geesin 2008
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Silver Rolls
Scientific images revealed that, depending on the specific type and function of a bone, fine threads (mineralized collagen fibrils) that form the framework could have several arrangements. The patterned networks of threads and voids are similar to an industrial material designed as a spacer in the construction of skis. I worked intuitively and flattened the fabric in a heat press then, by drawing into the thermoplastic material with a fine tipped soldering iron to create a lattice, mimicking fibrils network. The fabric was made conductive on one side only in order that when plated, parts of the original construction would be visible. It was plated silver.
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Filename:frances_geesin_Silver_Rolls.jpg
Album name:Frances Geesin 2008
Keywords:nanoart, nanotechnology, nanoscience, silver, collagen, fabric
E-mail::frances@geesin.demon.co.uk
Website::www.francesgeesin.com
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