GRAPHITE OBJECT small shell
In the histories of many cultures, the shell was celebrated as currency, curative, adornment and art. Once containing the whole of a life-form, shells shield cycles of birth and rebirth. Shells are nature's created spaces, holding moments of life, growth and inrospection.
DetailsEach graphite objects was meticulously created through a unique process he invented. Carbonaceous graphite (mineral remains of prehistoric plant life) was combined with smudge-resistant compounds under intense pressure. The mass then fused into expression of nature's enduring simplicity you see before you. All their surfaces can draw and the graphite will resist smudging onto your hands. Batle envisions these objects as sculptures, as much as they are implements for inspiring your own vision.