• How to see a cloud(s)
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How to see a cloud(s)
How to see a cloud(s)
How to see a cloud(s)
How to see a cloud(s)
Object Title

How to see a cloud(s)

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Collection: Parsons School of Design MFA Design and Technology program theses ➔ Series: 2019 (PC020402.15)


Material Category
Thesis
Description
How to see a cloud(s) is an art installation featuring a volumetric paper sculpture and a dual-channel video projection. It is meant to embody infinity in deconstructing a dynamic system driven by fractal structure and reveal fractals’ manifestations both in nature and human society as an underlying geometry across the universe. As an artist and creator, I am looking into clouds as an example of natural fractal structure and using it as a point of departure to consider and explore the possibilities of art work inspired by scientific theory. I am also experimenting with characteristics of various materials and media to build a poetic environment and convey philosophical insight. Instead of being informed of a clear definition or various characteristics of fractals, the audience would be visually seduced into noticing this piece in a gallery space, stopping by it, observing it, reading the label aside, trying to understand and contemplate… while at the same time a moment of feeling inspired is expected to be induced.

Creator Keywords:
geometry art; paper sculpture; projection mapping
Date
May 21 2019
Related people
Yan Wu (designer)
Jessica Irish (thesis advisor)
Danielle A. Jackson (thesis advisor)
Aya Karpinska (thesis advisor)
Barbara Morris (thesis advisor)
Design
Use Restrictions
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Identifier
PC020402_2019_wuy573

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