untitled sculptures with X-rays

steel, aluminum, X-ray films, electrical components
dimensions: variable
2001

Untitled sculptures with X-rays is composed of machined and welded steel objects arranged on the floor, accompanied by a large welded aluminum light box displaying large format X-ray films that show the interior structures and fabrication flaws inside the steel. The X-ray images were created at General Dynamics Land Vehicle Division Army tank Plant, which uses a liner accelerator X-ray source to examine the interior structures of metal parts and castings up to thirteen inches in thickness.