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- A Mass of Crystalline Tissue
- Recycled plastic composite, chandelier glass, epoxy resin, digital print
- 48cm x 21cm x 50cm
A Mass of Crystalline Tissue is quoted from J.G. Ballard’s "The Illuminated Man", which was published in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction in May, 1964. The story later became The Crystal World. In A Mass of Crystalline Tissue (2012) Tang has distorted a print of the magazine cover using chandelier crystals set into epoxy resin. The structure of the sculpture references a crystalline design for the Sin Centre (1961-63) by the pioneering architectural group Archigram.