we are all made of stars /8

Just as in second generation stars in the universe, we all share carbon, the building block for life on our planet. This unique sculpture of a human skull is made from solid carbon fibre. Its mass equates to a quarter of all the carbon found in a 70kg human body.

Laminated solid and five axis machined.

Carbon fibre, bismuth, S156 steel and selected F1 Grand Prix parts.

Limited to 8 pieces.

Sculpture spec:

Material: 312 plies / layers of T300 2 x 2 twill 650 gsm carbon fibre 37% 985 resin content. Each ply has 3 million 168 thousand individual fibres per ply.

Cure: 180° for 2 hours at 7 bar pressure.

Teeth: Machined low melting point Bismuth alloy.

Mounting: Lower steering column from the Honda Racing F1 team, part number 1080 L03 0003 2007 Monaco GP, Jenson Button, fixed onto a clear perspex coated base.

Mounting method: Desk or floor mounted on a plinth.

Dimensions: L180mm W125mm H200mm on base.

Weight: 4 kg