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David Owsley Museum of Art, Ball State University
Oct 23, 2015
Art of Cutting
BY SOORIYA KUMAR
@ VOL 19
ON DEC 13, 2013
Over the last 50 years Sooriya Kumar has developed artwork not just for
sacred sites around the world, but for a multitude of private residences in numerous countries and many public buildings including an indoor copper mural sculpture for the Honolulu International Airport that is designed to welcome our visitors to the islands.
Concepts in Time and Motion
BY JONATHAN SCHIPPER
@ VOL 2
ON OCT 16, 2014
Jonathan Schipper captures a moment of time through sculpture - developing ideas of time, space, speed and motion by crashing two cars together incredibly slowly over the span of two months.
"Presentation of the Day" on January 15, 2015.
Wearable Technology for All
BY JENSIN ELAINE
@ VOL 6
ON OCT 19, 2015
Jensin Wallace relates her trip to Slovenia to collaborate with a man suffering from tetraplegia to create custom smart clothing to assist him on a day to day basis - all controlled by his cell phone! Wow!
Jensin was trained as textile textile designer at the Rhode Island School of Design and experimented with how to make sound and emotions tangible. After getting some experience in the luxury fashion industry, she went back to school and received a Masters of Design focusing in fashion and technology. Currently she works as a sweater technical designer for a high end women's label in NYC.
This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Monday, November 9th, 2015.
The Architecture of Sound
BY STEREOTANK !
@ VOL 6
ON OCT 19, 2015
Stereotank, founded by Venezuelan NY-based architects Marcelo Ertorteguy and Sara Valente, is dedicated to exploring the common territories between space and sound through the design and construction of sound instruments, urban artifacts, and public installations. At PK Night Brooklyn Volume 6, they share some of their sound recordings from installations around the world!
Realizing Good Ideas
BY CHRISTOPHER SIANO
@ VOL 14
ON NOV 17, 2015
"It's not enough to have a good idea. To realize that good idea is very difficult, and that's what I work hard to do".
In Realizing Good Ideas from PechaKucha Night Buffalo Vol. 14, Chris Siano shares how he uses digital design and fabricatio to make things better, whether it is a public art installation, a student sculpture project, a building or a neighborhood. For the past twelve years he has served as an Instructional Support Technician in the University at Buffalo Department of Art. In 2005 he formed The Foundry Group Inc. - a company specializing in art and architectural fabrication. And in 2012, in partnership with his brother Matthew, he formed HES Properties - a real estate development company focusing on development of mixed-use properties on Buffalo's West Side. All of these endevours are conduits for great ideas in his community to come to fruition.
Cover image: Fabricated by Chris Siano and The Foundry Group, Inc., 2015 for the Albright-Knox Art Gallery: Jene Highstein's Black Mound (Turtle).
This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Thursday, January 7th, 2016.
BY JUHO VIITASALO
@ VOL 14
ON OCT 01, 2016
Juho Viitasalo shares Construction 2000, a unique geometric steel sculpture in Helsinki, Finland. Its most eye catching feature is a 600 kg pyramid that seems to float in air without any support. This 10 meter tall physics defying structure has stood since 1982 and is truly unique in the world. However it is still somewhat unknown. Construction 2000 was designed by Markku Viitasalo and now his son wants to take the design to the world out of the confines of the office block where it stands in Helsinki. More information here: http://viitasalo.com/himmeli/
This was "Presentation of the Day" on June 3rd, 2017.
The Troubled Double
BY ELEANORE BOOTH
@ VOL 11
ON SEP 06, 2018
"I am an identical twin existing in a society that orientates around the needs and desires of the individual".
Eleanore Booth speaks about her life as a twin, connectedness, and individuality, offering us an insight into what it means to be "a clone alone"?
SITEWIDE BLOG POSTS
Ninni Rosen-Tarrant -- the organizer of PKN Dunsborough -- talks about the Unitehopeproject, founded by her Swedish friend, Lehna Edwall. She designed an angel that is to be placed around the world, with a wish to unite all people through the power of hope. In Ninni's presentation, she tells us stories from the the picturesque locations in which the angels have been placed.
Noh: The Sculpture of Time
The traditional Japanese musical and dramatic art of Noh evokes the contemporary through its use of space, materials, and lines resulting in a "sculpture of time". In this edition of Presentation of the Day, listen to John Oglevee expound (at PKN Tokyo Vol. 103) upon these concepts, as part of the noh performances he performs himself for English-speaking audiences.
Geodesic Dome Sculptures
Sculptor Nick Sayers began very small. He was fascinated with the sphere, and began creating spheres from objects not ordinarily associated with this three-dimensional shape -- like measuring tape. In today's Presentation of the Day, "Geodesic Dome Sculptures" from PKN Brighton Vol. 18, Nick shows us some of his works, from very small spheres to geodesic domes large enough sit in. His work culminates into a new, grander project: a 120-sided geodesic dome large enough for people to stand in -- all constructed from real estate signs.
Storytelling through Sculpture
Can you find the story in each piece? What do you interpret? Judy Bonzi shares her artistic process of creating sculptures around themes of the human condition, nature, and relationships. In "Storytelling through Sculpture" from PKN Midcoast, Maine Vol. 18, she uses diverse techniques like bronze-working and stone-carving to create memorable pieces, with an emphasis on shadows, movement, and naturalism.
Soft Sculpture Art
Springy, bouncy, puffy, floppy, and squishy. Erica Gray discusses her artwork focused around soft sculptures or the use of fabric and other soft, pliable materials to create sculptures. In "Soft Sculpture Art" from PKN Townsville, Vol. 4 she discusses her past soft sculpture exhibits which have featured sea anemones, pipes, and animals.
Bike-Powered Kinetic Sculpture
Ever ridden a crocodile bike? We thought not -- these two sculptors build them: Raymond Rawls and Lorraine Duerden explore the potential for using abandoned, recycled bicycles as the foundation to create large-scale ambulatory kinetic sculpture. In "Bike-Powered Kinetic Sculpture" from PKN Gainesville, Vol. 10, they speak about the creation process of these animal-themed rideable sculptures, and the community parades where they put them on display.
Ecological Sculpture: Patterns in Nature
Is there a place within us that remembers that we are nature? Kimberly Callas is an artist who presents on her current project 'Portrait of the Ecological Self': an artistic investigation that uses sculpted forms of the human body in combination with natural materials to explore images and symbols from nature that strongly connect with the human psyche. In "Ecological Sculpture: Patterns in Nature" from PKN Midcoast, Maine Vol. 21 we learn that her work has recently received a Puffin Foundation Grant and has been exhibited in New York, Chicago, and as far a field as Bulgaria.
Little Maine Sculptures
"Created from driftwood collected over time, mixed with carved toys I made for my son with my grandfather’s tools, I feel like a kid having fun again.”Leith MacDonald spent six summers and a winter working on Monhegan. Years after moving off the island, Monhegan has resurfaced like a great whale in Leith’s art making practice. In "Little Maine Sculptures" from PechaKucha Night Monhegan Vol. 1, MacDonald explains how these pieces are inspired by years of memories and dreams of a place with which long ago he fell in love.
Introduction of Luke Wilson
Hi Wanaka and whole Pecha Kucha audience! Here is another special PKN presenter! Luke Wilson will share his passion with us on coming Friday at Rippon Hall. Luke Wilson is super unique with his metal creations and things that he is creating out of recycled materials. Luke has taken out the overall prize at the Wanaka Arts Society Labour Weekend Exibition for his sculpture titled Cutlery Kea. This one will be just rad. Stoked?PKN crew
v.42 presenter focus:
Ally Wallace/FAIRYDEAN: Glasgow based artist Ally Wallace makes work about architecture and during the past 12 months has made frequent visits to Netherdale Stadium, Galashiels, to make drawings, sculpture and video about the A-listed, Brutalist concrete grandstand there. Netherdale is the home of Gala Fairydean Rovers Football Club and Ally's completed artworks will be exhibited as an installation in the club's Board Room at the stadium. In addition to seeing the exhibition, visitors will have an opportunity to look around the grandstand's interior and exterior. The building was designed by British Modernist architect Peter Womersley and was completed in 1964. Current restorative work being carried out on the stand has meant that the seating area is temporarily inaccessible to visitors but the building's overall dynamic form can be viewed from all around. @AllyWallace1 @ally_wallace__ www.allywallace.co.uk allywallacedotorg.wordpress.com www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2017/jan/22/peter-womersley-bauhaus-boiler-house-melrose www.gfrfc.co.uk/the-stand