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Thursday, February 24, 2011
Saturday, February 19, 2011
|First batch of colors in kimchi jars|
|Our clean basement! We dusted it off!!!|
So we are officially DONE with flower cutting!It has been a long journey... spending countless hours in the basement since beginning of December, we spent about three months preparing flower materials for the Lenox project - Spring Hiatus.
It is going to be exciting to see all of prepared shredded flowers laid on the floor in the middle of Lenox Mall. My list of possible volunteers is growing... and it is happening in a week!
Proper Medium did a beautiful job capturing the process of flower cutting. You will get a good sense of what took place in the basement, cutting flowers. Click here --> http://www.fluxprojects.org/films/007.html
I will be posting daily updates when the project starts, so stay in tune!
Thursday, February 17, 2011
Lenox Mall site for the installation (taken from above)
So Anne (Flux Projects executive director), Lloyd (Get This! Gallery), my parents, and I did our last Lenox site visit a few days ago.
This idea of doing the installation at Lenox started about a few months ago with Flux, and it is finally happening! It has been an amazing experience for me to work with Flux to actualize this project on an ambitious scale - 16 ft by 30 ft. For more information on the project Spring Hiatus and Flux, go to http://www.fluxprojects.org/hur/index.html.
We are almost done with flower cutting (it's been almost three months since we started cutting), and incredibly thrilled to start the installation at Lenox Square Mall. The location is quite amazing. Right between the Macy's entrance and Sephora, it also got the second floor where you can have an aerial view of the installation. Oh fantastic!
For first time, the installation process will be viewed in public. As people are engaging in the process of installation, I hope that there will be curious dialogues and somewhat empathetic silence. We are planning to start the installation on March 1st and finish on March 12.
We are still looking for some volunteers for installation process as well as docents, so please let me know if you are interested. I will post more details soon!
Tuesday, February 15, 2011
Tonight, I went to the Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia for Scott Belville's artist talk. A great teacher with knowledge, openness, and kindness, he was my former professor at University of Georgia (Lamar Dodd). I was excited to catch up with my professor, but also delighted to see his body of works that was piling up in his small studio in Athens, Georgia.
He teaches most of his time in Cortona, Italy for Lamar Dodd's Italy Study Abroad Program. His time spent in Italy indeed reflects on his sensibility in techniques and how he sets up the narratives. Scott talked about how he is interested in developing characters and setting them in places as if he is writing a story. Putting 'specific-ness' aside in his work, Scott leaves a room for viewers to navigate in and out of his narratives.
P a r a d o x i c a l I n t e n t i o n
While trying to convey beauty, one finds himself exuding a sense of sorrow in his work. Then again, one may find himself in the midst of sorrowful images during his happiest time. (paraphrased)
- Scott Belville
Please go to see this show Trust at the Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia.
You will be able to encounter something that you can only exude as an artist with many years of wrestle and love (oh this sounds too sentimental, but really).