The  Oracle

trunk from Christmas tree found curbside in May, Gold Chain, expoy resin, colorant, machine axel, t-nut, washer, BNC-to-tree connector, coax cable, asphault, wood screws, aluminum, poplar, urethane adhesive, laminate, cabinet speaker found curbside in January, epoxy putty, speaker, plastic lemon and ice from Guangzhou Economic and Technological Development Zone, clear urethane resin, 4-40 socket screws, 3 pennies in final moving yang line configuration, silver paint marker, audio component amplifier, audio adaptor cables, Styrofoam, sculpy bust of oetzi the iceman, copper leaf, led element from bathroom fixture in condemned home, screw covers, 120v wall sockets, light switch from bathroom in condemned home, grounded power cable and cable clamp from scrapped PC hardware store register, furniture pads, particle board from curbside furniture, Kombucha bottle from superstitiously saved since 2014, reconfigured graffiti-ed office desk left in studio from DIY venue ‘Supertomb’, Corian trim from Trident dumpster, reconditioned Hitachi V-202f oscilloscope, lag bolts, rigid urethane foam, polystyrene display foot from shuttered show store in Burlington VT, driftwood, BNC-to-RCA adaptor, custom RCA-to-1/8” audio cable, ‘Beats by Dre’ headphone cable from ex’s last Christmas gift, Styrofoam lemon from Hobby Lobby, dresser knob from Janelle’s dresser, anatomical skeleton arm bracket, ‘Happu-Store Ancient I Ching Coins Prosperity Protection FENG SHUI Lucky Charm’ from Eshylala Store, 12v 5a DC power supply, 12v 3a power supply, zip ties, plastic skeletal arm traded with Corey for as-yet-undelivered work, black flocking, mannequin hand, pipe cleaners found on street outside adult care facility in Richmond VA, copper foil from Barb, vintage leather shoe laces from Irish Setter and Red Wing, plywood, c-channel, laminate stripped from register kiosk behind AM/PM in Memphis TN, urethane putty, coaxial wall plate, 12” coaxial cable, ¼-20 knobs, carriage bolts, cable-mounts, electronic components, arduino uno, raspberry pi 3, GreatScott Color Organ PCB, 7” HDMI monitor w/ backpack, 12” HDMI cable, 1-way mirrored plexiglass, mirrored plexiglass, p95 acrylic, clear and colored acrylic scrap, brass screws from warehouse liquidation, drywall screws, stainless steel screws, double-sided tape, super-bright LED, LED strips, tin foil, time-series of Charles Minard’s flow map of Napolean’s Russian invasion and successive attempts to improve upon it sources from google images (1869-2015), drum stick broken in personal injury and later used as stirring stick for the period of 2-years, 36-second video loop of planed wood grain, “I Ching” by John Blofeld, “I Ching” by Sam Reifler, “The I Ching, or, Book of Changes” by Richard Wilhelm and Cary F. Baynes, “The Complete I Ching” by Taoist Master Alfred Huang, “I Ching” by James Legge, “The I Ching: The Book of Answers” by Wu Wei, “I Ching” by Kerson and Rosemary Huang, “The I Ching or Book of Changes: A Guide to Life’s Turning Points” by Brian Browne Walker, “The Taoist I Ching” by Thomas Cleary, “The Classic of Changes: A New Translation of the I Ching” by Richard John Lynn, “The Taoist I Ching” by Lui I-Ming, “I Ching: The Essential Translation of the Ancient Chinese Oracle and Book of Wisdom” by John Minford.

96in. x 36in. x 36in.

2016