Chemical Balance

To create this work, thousands of empty prescription pill bottles were collected from nursing homes, pharmacies and individuals’ medicine cabinets. Like stalactites and stalagmites, the constructions hang down from above and grow upwards from the floor below. Chemical Balance speaks to our culture’s over-consumption of prescription drugs and our bodies’ dependency on these medications. The piece acts like a group portrait, mapping our society’s chemical intake. The illuminated structures radiate with an intense orange glow, suggesting that issues of health reach far beyond the physical.

++ Jean Shin

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Who is Neodim?

Co-founder of Recyclart. Working hard also to bring the spicy touch to Recyclart :)

4 Comments

  1. Chawla & Co Ltd - October 19, 2010

    WoW! its amazing art.

  2. e-cigarette - March 28, 2012

    not already Cheers!

  3. Susan Hahaj - August 17, 2014

    now this is a lot of meds Mathew

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