Comparative Morphologies LIII, 2001

Stephanie Syjuco
(American, born 1974)

Location: University of Washington - Tacoma, Tacoma


Stephanie Syjuco's Comparative Morphologies series presents contemporary technological equipment in a way that imitates traditional botanical drawings. The objects in this print include a variety of computer and telephone cords and parts, but some are invented or manipulated to look like plants or other molecular structures.

This artwork was acquired for the State Art Collection in partnership with University of Washington.


Stephanie Syjuco is an artist based in Oakland, California. She creates large-scale assemblages and installations of collected objects. Her artworks examine themes of power, economics, and technology.
Born in the Philippines, Syjuco grew up in the U.S. She received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in sculpture from the San Francisco Art Institute in 1995 and a Master of Fine Arts degree from Stanford University in 2005 (both in California). She is an Assistant Professor of sculpture at the University of California, Berkeley.

Material CategoryWork on paper - print
MediumArchival IRIS print on Somerset paper
Dimensions40 in x 32 in (sheet)
ID NumberWSAC2004.024.002
Acquisition MethodDirect purchase
Artist LocationCalifornia, United States
Location Information
AgencyUniversity of Washington
Artwork LocationUniversity of Washington - Tacoma
Cherry Parkes Building, 2nd floor
WA CountyPierce
Site TypeUniversity
Address1900 Commerce St.
Tacoma, WA 98402
Geo. Coordinates47.244363 | -122.436835
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