ARTIST PROFILE

Ján  Gašparovič

  • Slovakia (b. 1981 in Žilina)
  • Currently in Bratislava, Slovakia.
Infernal stone / lapis infernalis

Infernal stone / lapis infernalis

  • 2013
  • Video Sculpture, record of the action 20 min, AgNO3 on the skin ( photothermal reaction of silver released in proportion to the intensity of light )
  • 1 min, 11 sec

  • AgNO3 reduced silver the influence of light slowly taking place in solution photomechanical degradation.

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    Infernal stone / lapis infernalis | 2013

AgNO3 on the skin Silver nitrate AgNO3 well soluble in water and some organic solventshas antibacterial, antiseptic and caustic effects in contact with organic material decomposes, leaving a dark traces of reduced silver the influence of light slowly taking place in solution photomechanical degradation ( photothermal reaction of silver released in proportion to the intensity of light )