Relationships: Pasteur. Synecdoche. (2001)

pasteur synecdoche by Perdita Phillips

Pasteur. Synecdoche.

Laboratory glassware and found objects. The Pasteur. Synecdoche. work consists of 142 glass bottles, which have been sealed in the same manner as Pasteur’s famous experiments proving the microbial origin of decay. Inside each of the bottles are found postcards or photographs, mostly from the 1950s and 1960s. The subject matter of the images is most often rural and “natural” images of the United States