Brendon Bussy

Bleached Bones from the Elephants’ Graveyard

Posted in Design, Invention, Materials by Brendon Bussy on May 18, 2011

I found these cable ducting off cuts  next to an excavation for a telephone line.  Covered in mud and gaffer tape,  I cleaned them off and revealed striking colours enhanced by wear.  They reminded me of bleached bones from a mythical elephants’  graveyard.

Here they are shortly after excavation:

After a clean up:

And my favourite detail:

Like the fossilised arteries of a futuristic beast.

Somewhere out there in techno industrial land, someone with a feel for colour is choosing these colours for the love of it.

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