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STORIED HAVEN - | - | - LARGE SCALE ART


SHE IS THE KEEPER OF STORIES, HOLDER OF MEMORIES, STEWARD OF DREAMS. IN A FAIRY TALE WORLD WHERE ANIMALS TALK AND CHILDREN SHOULDN'T WANDER THE WOODS AT NIGHT, AN ENCHANTED HOME INSIDE A GRAND BOOT LURES US. IT BECKONS TO WAYWARD PASSERBY WITH A PROMISE OF FANTASTICAL DELIGHT AND DARK MYSTERY. STORIED HAVEN IS THE NEWEST LARGE SCALE IMMERSIVE SCULPTURE BY OAKLAND BASED ARTS COLLECTED // FIVE TON CRANE // THE PIECE WAS DEBUTED AT BURNING MAN 2015

 





BLISS DANCE - | - | - LARGE SCALE ART


WITHOUT THE AIDE OF COMPUTERS, BLISS DANCE WAS CONSTRUCTED OUT OF STEEL ROD AND TUBING UTILIZING TWO LAYERS OF GEODESIC TRIANGLES, COVERED BY A SKIN OF STAINLESS STEEL MESH AND LIT FROM BOTH INSIDE AND OUTSIDE BY 1,000 LED LIGHTS CONTROLLABLE BY A CUSTOMIZED I-PAD APPLICATION. HELD TOGETHER BY 55,000 WELDS AND SUPPORTED BY 6, 2.5-INCH SOLID STEEL RODS IN THE WEIGHT BEARING ANKLE. WEIGHING IN AT 7,000 POUNDS, BLISS WAS A MANIFESTATION OF THE ARTIST, MARCO COCHRANE'S, GOAL TO MARRY THE MASCULINE FEEL OF TRIANGLES, TRUSSES AND STEEL WITH THE FEMININE FORM AND SPIRIT.

 





RAYGUN GOTHIC ROCKETSHIP - | - | - LARGE SCALE INTERACTIVE ART


THE RAYGUN GOTHIC ROCKETSHIP IS A ROCOCO RETRO-FUTURIST FUTURE-RUSTIC VERNACULAR BETWEEN YESTERDAY'S TOMORROW AND THE FUTURE THAT NEVER WAS, A CRITICAL KITSCH SOMEWHERE BETWEEN THE MOONS OF MONGO AND MANGA NOUVEAU.

 





STEAMPUNK TREEHOUSE - | - | - LARGE SCALE INTERACTIVE ART


THE STEAMPUNK TREE HOUSE IS REPRESENTATIVE OF A MUTUALLY BENEFICIAL RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN PEOPLE AND NATURE: HUMANS LIVING IN HARMONY WITH THE PLANET AND ITS NATURAL ELEMENTS. THE HOUSE COMPONENT ITSELF IS BUILT OF RECYCLED WOOD, CLOCKWORK COMPONENTS AND STEEL, STYLED AFTER THE VICTORIAN AGE OF ARCHITECTURE, H.G. WELLS, AND JULES VERNE.