Fungal Gothicism

Current work-in-progress collaboration with sculptor Jack Handscombe for the upcoming exhibition Trading Zone at the Talbot Rice Gallery.

 

The form of a Gothic pinnacle is cast into oyster mushroom mycelium, with the sculpture continuing to grow as fruiting bodies begin to bloom.

 

Fabricating the mould:

Painting the mould with a starch bioplastic & coffee composite to retain detail:

Thanks to Powderhall Bronze for their guidance in fabricating the silicone mould for this project.

© 2018 Joseph Revans