Comparative Morphologies #36, 2001

Stephanie Syjuco
(American, born 1974)

Location: University of Washington - Tacoma, Tacoma

ABOUT THE ARTWORK

Stephanie Syjuco's series 'Comparative Morphologies' presents contemporary technological equipment in a way that imitates traditional botanical drawings. The objects in this print are telephone cords and speaker ports but also look like molecular structures such as the DNA double helix.

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

ABOUT THE ARTIST

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.

ARTWORK DETAILS
Material CategoryWork on paper - print
MediumArchival iris print on Somerset paper
Dimensions20 in x 15 in (sheet)
ID NumberWSAC2004.024.011
Acquisition MethodDirect purchase
Artist LocationCalifornia, United States
Location Information
AgencyUniversity of Washington
Artwork LocationUniversity of Washington - Tacoma
Cherry Parkes Building, next to office CP217; Institute of Technology
WA CountyPierce
PlacementInterior
Site TypeUniversity
Address1900 Commerce St.
Tacoma, WA 98402
Geo. Coordinates47.244363 | -122.436835
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