Experimental Error

2019 / Silicone, glass, polyester and polyurethane resin, cement, plaster, paper, beeswax / 100×5 cm (each)

When measuring any given element, we inevitably make some kind of mistake: this might be due to the instrument used, the method, or some other uncontrollable factor. In this piece, I explore the difference between the measured value and the real one, by means of sculpture. Using the mould of a one-metre wooden ruler, I systematically reproduce this object in different materials. Each one turns out slightly different to the others, in length and shape: as such, this exercise shows that it is impossible to measure reality with absolute precision.