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Abstract Sculptures

This series of sculptures demonstrates the three Formal Operations of the Formal Theory. They are highly symmetrical, showing forms of conflict resolution. For more information about the science behind the Formal Theory, click here.


Operation of Negation

This sculpture illustrates the principle of negation. The pivoting stone represents the concepts of cooperation and antagonism as the clockwise and counter-clockwise movements of the stone around its axis.


Operation of Correlation

This sculpture illustrates the principle of correlation. The stone may be suspened on the notches of the vertical post. The variation along this axis illustrates one's position on the totem pole; the differences between experiencing alienation (on the bottom) versus mutual respect (in the middle).


Operation of Reciprocity

Activity

Passivity

The positions of passivity and activity are in reciprical relationship to each other.

   
   


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