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Impossible Tourisms
2013
3 inches (diameter) x 4 inches (height)
ABS printed plastic

"Derived from Dante's Divine Comedy these familiar places are re-cast here as a novelty item from the age of modern tourism, functioning in the Foucauldian sense of a heterotopia or 'other space.' During my process, I researched various depictions of Heaven, Hell and Purgatory, such as Domenico di Michelino's fresco La commedia illumina Firenze (The Comedy Illuminating Florence) on the west wall of Florence's Duomo."—D.G.