The body of the sculpture is made up of 13 metal rings joined with copper wire, with each ring spot welded at the joint. The three legs on which it balances are secured to the main body with copper wire and are held in place by an additional ring. Unlike one's perception of geometric shapes as perfect, balanced, and symmetrical, this sculpture is precisely the opposite. Due to the nature of the copper joints, the structure is "wobbly." Although it can bear its own weight and be a free-standing sculpture, the joints are softened so that the spherical figure may shift back and forth. As opposed to creating perfectly fitted hexagons with a uniform tripod base, Unstable Geometry brings forth an additional dimension to the piece with its imperfections by allowing the viewer to interact with it. The circular rings overlap in some areas to create more depth and a sense of chaos and unevenness.
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