Thursday, 22 January 2015

22.01.2015



"... in between the dipper and the lion you’ll find a small cluster of three pairs of stars, known in Arabian culture as the “three leaps of the gazelle.” They form another asterism within the constellation of Ursa Major; in the context of the bear, they form the claws on three of his feet, but I kind of like the image of the gazelle leaping away after encountering the Lion and the Bear. ..."



Source: http://earthandstars.org/articles/astra/ursa-major-and-ursa-minor/

Monday, 19 January 2015

19.01.2015 bis






The Leaps of the Gazelle (Genitrix)
temporary work
water, blackboard, chalk
17cm x 25cm
13.51-15.16h
19.01.2015



For my mother.




19.01.2015

genitrix


English

Etymology

From Latin genitrix

Noun

genitrix (plural genitrices)
  1. The biological mother of a child


Source:en.wiktionary.org/wiki/genitrix

17.01.2015

generatrix


English

Etymology

From Latin generatrix, from generator + feminine suffix -trix.

Noun

generatrix (plural generatrices or generatrixes)

  1. (geometry) A curve that, when rotated about an axis, produces a solid figure



Source:en.wiktionary.org/wiki/generatrix

Saturday, 17 January 2015