Self Portrait Right Thumb
5,000 pieces from slides of my life, pictures of friends, places, art, memories. Punched out by hand using a 1/4” paper punch. Secured to Homosote with 5,000 brass plated pins
Tracing the whorl and loop of my thumb print like so many molecules of DNA following a skin pattern virtually unchanged since birth.
Materials: 35 mm colored slides, brass plated pins, vellum, homasote
Dimensions: 30” x 22”