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Sculpting 

at the scale of cities

Attend this webinar to learn how art can be used to create a communal urban experience in cities and become focal points for civic life.

 

Live on Oct 25, 2017 at 4:00 PM CET / 10:00 AM EDT

 

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NOTE: We would not be sharing the recording link for this particular webinar so we recommend to attend it Live.

 

How can we enhance public spaces in cities so that they engage individuals and communities? What can encourage us to slow down and take a moment of pause in our busy lives? Artist Janet Echelman explores these questions in cities across the world; from London, Amsterdam, and Boston, to San Francisco, Singapore, and Sydney. Her creations are more than objects to look at – they are living environments viewers can get lost in.

 

In this webinar, Echelman shares her journey and offers insights to her craft, which combines ancient craft with cutting-edge technology to create monumental, ultra-lightweight art that sways gently with the wind. Her installations seem to live and breathe independently; they encourage passers-by to participate and immerse themselves in the art – inviting viewers to have a personal dialogue and dynamic relationship with both the art and its setting.

 

Join this webinar to understand the role collaboration plays in Echelman's practice and how she works with a wide team of designers, engineers, city planners, and others to create and coordinate her large-scale sculptures. Hear how Echelman's team uses technology, including custom software tools for soft-body modeling, in addition to developing platforms that facilitate interaction between members of the public and her artwork. Discover how art can be used to create a communal urban experience and become focal points for civic life.

NOTE: We would not be sharing the recording link for this particular webinar so we recommend to attend it Live.

Presented by:

Janet Echelman

Janet Echelman

 

Janet Echelman is an artist who creates large-scale moving sculpture, choreographed by wind and light. Her work has earned her the Guggenheim Fellowship and recognition as an Architectural Digest Innovator.

 

 

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Oct 25

Webinar: Sculpting at the Scale of Cities

Presented by Janet Echelman

 

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Presented by Tapio Rosenius

 

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