Living Ashes
ashes to ashes, dust to dust
April 2015

I’ve been experimenting with creating lye from two sources mainly — banana peels and scrap wood that was lying around in my local workshop. As you see in the images, each requires a different procedure. Wood in burnt in the

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I’ve been exploring the notion of vibrancy in matter — the idea that there is some ‘force’ which makes matter living, and the fact that as it fades away, matter slowly becomes inert. I find this a very poetic notion,

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The potash has been pH tested last weekend. Here are some pictures as results. So…the egg did not float. What went wrong? The Red Cabbage pH-test preparation This was lot of fun. The cabbage gave a lovely color to the

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We discussed the need to come up quickly with a list of material that we will need to be delivered to Helsinki. We have been asked now to provide this as soon as possible such that they can be delivered

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