Posts Tagged ‘kinetic sculpture’

U-Ram Choe

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U-Ram Choe’s animatronic organisms are at once ultramodern and quaintly aesthetic, evoking the antiquated futurism of Jules Verne. Entering the darkened space of the John Curtin Gallery, visitors encounter a fictional ecosystem populated by cybernetic life. Didactic panels convey the data collected by the mysterious U.R.A.M. (United Research of Anima Machines), stating that these mechanical creatures live symbiotically within the urban environment, feeding off human[.....]

Pulling Data: Interview with David Bowen

David Bowen‘s solo exhibition, drift, recently opened at Redux Contemporary Art Center in Charleston, SC. Bowen investigates the intersection of mechanical and organic systems; his practice is driven by an interest in the collection and visualization of data. His materials include simple robotics and electronic components, integrated with natural elements and information systems. Two of Bowen’s kinetic sculptures, Fly Lights and Tele-Present Wind, are currently[.....]