Thomas (Tommy) Stoeckinger
Alternative Viewing Device, 2018
wood, steel, kindle fire, stainless steel orb, polyurethane cast, 3D printed ABS plastic, enamel paint
sculpture including mounting bracket: 43" x 32" x 12.5"
Inspired by virtual reality headsets, this wearable sculpture plays on concepts of virtual versus authentic reality. The piece functions as an interactive object, performative prop, and traditional sculpture that can be viewed from inside or out.