Originally inspired by the form and function of a sea urchin, artist Jennifer Maestre constructs unwieldy organic forms using pencils and pencil shavings that bloom like unworldly flowers. Continue reading
We live in a loud and distracting world, where silence is increasingly difficult to come by and that may be negatively affecting our health.
In fact, a 2011 World Health Organization report called noise pollution a “modern plague,” concluding that “there is overwhelming evidence that exposure to environmental noise has adverse effects on the health of the population.” Continue reading
Situation Room is a light-weight, ultra-thin self-supported shell structure augmented through engineered sounds by artist Jana Winderen. The overall form is an aggregate of twenty spheres of incremental diameters, combined to create an enclosed experiential tension, sort of sublime dialogue between the comfort of the known and an uneasy interaction with the unknown. Continue reading