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New Glass by Liam Reeves

26th July 2014

New Glass by Liam Reeves
Technological advances, the virtual world juxtaposed with the physical, fascinate Liam Reeves. His creations emit a captivating beauty and are executed with breathtaking precision.

Warp & Fade Series

Left to right;

Warp & Fade 002 455mm H £2600
Warp & Fade 001 465mm H £2600
Warp & Fade 003 370mm H £2600

Liam Reeves employs techniques, language and traditions of glassblowing as a lens through which to explore the effect progression in technology has on the way we interact and interpret our environment.

In his own words;

‘As technology advances, the ways that we perceive, understand, and influence the world around us are changing. As more aspects of human experience permeate through a filter of electronic manipulation, actual experience becomes entwined with the virtual. Through the use of digital tools, it becomes possible to understand form in terms of mathematical co-ordinates, existing only in a theoretical space. In parallel, the concept of craftsmanship itself is also transforming; skill in using digital media is being equated with skill in manipulating molten glass or other materials’