Micah Schippa

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Topology of the Encounter — inkjet print on bond, 2017



000-x63 Sexual deviation. (320.6) — lacrimal solution (false tears formulated by the artist) spilled



All the way to Latvia snow fell from his lips. (bell to mark the war) — hammered copper bell permanently installed inside the gallery wall with the stipulation that it not be removed unless or until the building is demolished.

the despair objects (for Robert) padlocks dissolving in urine, Salzburger Kunstverein, Salzburg

installation view of The stars are a mnemonic without object./Let the forgetting begin. at Murmurs, LA

she bathed a trumpet in milk—Eduardo C. Corral — milk, silver trumpet stripped of the parts which make it playable, plexiglass vitrine 30 x 17 x 17

16 Deaths for Edivaldo Silva de Oliveira and Jeovan Bandeira whose burnt bodies were found in their car on the tenth of June, 2006 — metal plinth, plexiglass vitrine, velvet cloth, metronomes set to Grave, Largo, Lento, Larghetto, Adagio, Adagietto, Andante, Andantino, Maestoso, Moderato, Allegretto, Animato, Allegro, Vivace, Presto, and Prestissimo. The metronomes are wound once a day at the gallery’s discretion, 75.5 x 55 x 18.5

from sentience of music (duet) Let the forgetting begin. — brass clock movement mechanism slowly dissolving in lacrimal solution (false tears formulated by the artist), plexiglass vitrine. 15 x 15 x 15

viscera of a butterfly selected pages from the collection of the artist, framed, 41 x 33 x 1.5


staging the organism:processor (atoms are not atoms)(higher tensile strength than steel)(the bone which allowed us to exit the oceans)(a story for every bone in the body) — assorted mammalian bones and bone tools, tumeric, cadmium yellow pigment, found shells and vegetal pods, dimensions variable

installation view of The stars are a mnemonic without object./Let the forgetting begin. at Murmurs, LA

installation view of Nails for the Hammering of Vetch at Pina, Vienna — various materials in paired piles representing the average weight of the human heart and brain

installation view of The stars are a mnemonic without object./Let the forgetting begin. at Murmurs, LA

view of on a few points of principle/ Item sabots/ blouse—/ I work in the dye-house/ myself — aluminum plaque, wooden stage, collected wooden sabot (Belgian, Dutch, American, Spanish), collected bowls (Pre Columbian, 12th century Cambodian, modern Tibetan, Civil War Era American, 19th century Turkish, & originals by the artist), collected machine components, lacrimal solution (false tears formulated by the artist), 144 x 96 x 8

Linklines at Jupiter/Saturn conjunctions, beginning c. 5 April 4950 BC, 750 times, period 14,893.9 years selected pages from the collection of the artist, framed, 41 x 33 x 1.5

detail of as the organism decays and the bones are no longer held together by the flesh — Stradivarius Violin, likely fake, (C. 1726), burned until broken

from sentience of music (duet) an unslipping knot, gender — oxford men’s shoes dissolving in gastric solution (HCL solution made to mimic the composition of stomach acid), plexiglass vitrine, 15 x 15 x 15

when mineral rich groundwater permeates organic materials and fills the empty spaces, a fossil is formed Oscar Schmidt Menzenhaurer Autoharp burned until broken, dimensions variable

pattern produced by a spoken vowel, selected pages from the collection of the artist, framed, 41 x 33 x 1.5

separation of pieces of an organism caused by natural events (i.e. floods, scavengers etc.) Antique bowl back mandolin burned until broken, inkjet print on photorag, dimensions variable