AQUA FOSSIL Mirror I transports the viewer to a landscape of unknown nature, revealing the main element of the molecular composition of Alabaster Stone: Water.
In this way, Amarist Studio’s new sculptural mirror describes a fluid organic composition presenting Alabaster Stone as a liquid element. Reinterpreting the material as a moldable element, returning it to its aqueous origin and revealing it as a treasure emerged from an ancient sea.
The result of this work presents a trip to the roots of the geological formation of the Iberian Alabaster, a stone of sedimentary and metamorphic origin, which after the evaporation of a sea millions of years ago, led to the formation of this characteristic white stone with translucent properties. Now, the area occupied by this old sea is a desert in the ‘Ribera del Ebro’ area, where deposits of this mineral are extracted as if they were buried treasures under an old seabed.
The mirrors and their organic shape resemble in a way the liquid state of water.