3D Web

Inspired by Tomás Saraceno’s research in mapping 3D spider webs, this work is an experiment in exploring netted tensile structures and how they sit in space. In reference to the legacy of Frei Otto, I term the study ‘experiments in form-finding’.

 

3d web

Render 1
1cm hook
radius of 9
Acrylic yarn
1.6m x 1.6m x 1.6m
Locations; Mayfield Studio & University of Newcastle, Callaghan Campus.

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Render 2
4mm hook
radius of 12
Mercerised Cotton
1.2m x 1.2m x 1.2m
Location; Mayfield Studio

 

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Render 3
1cm hook
radius of 12
Crochet Cotton
2.4m x 2.4m x 2.4m
Location; The University of Newcastle, Callaghan Campus

outdoorsculpture

 

Test installation of Render 1, 2 & 3.

 

Temporary site-specific crochet installation at the University of Newcastle, 3.30-4.30pm, May 23rd, 2016.

I would like to acknowledge the Awabakal people who are the traditional custodians of this land. I would also like to pay respect to elders of the Awabakal nation past and present.

Sound & Image Production by Louisa Magrics, 2016

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