Through my artwork I explored the subject of Dark Matter from several perspectives. In terms of visual representation, I found myself most compelled to think of Dark Matter in terms of bubbles or floating, represented by manipulated images of water. The act of exploration was depicted through images I captured from the Sanford Underground Laboratory, which represent the day-to-day pursuit of Dark Matter. Finally, as we continue to close in on our target, the bullseye represents the expectation that our understanding of Dark Matter is close at hand. Gina Gibson, MFA is Assistant Professor of Digital Media at Black Hills State University in Spearfish, SD where she teaches Graphic Design. An internationally exhibiting artist and lecturer, her work has been seen at the Cynthia Broan Gallery in New York City, the National Taiwan Normal University in Taipei, Taiwan and The Siena Art Institute in Siena, Italy. She received her BA in studio art at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke and her MFA in studio art from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
Photo Credit: Gina Gibson, Sanford Underground Research Facility
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