Acrylic and steel, 11 x 22 x 22 ft.
Commissioned by Public Art of the University of Houston System (Public Art UHS) for its inaugural temporary public art installation at Wilhelmina’s Grove. Installed in September 2019. The sculpture is composed of colorful transparent trapezoids that fold, overlapping each other creating new colors. The work is both transparent and reflective, and its shadows are cast in color. It explores the idea of the infinite while trying to reconcile the curve with straight lines.
The construction of this piece was designed by Studio Ai in NYC and managed by Metalab Studio located in Houston.
Twin-wall polycarbonate, 48 x 48 x 48 in. 122 x 122 x 122 cm (variable dimensions)
Created for ‘Encounters’ a curated section of Art Basel Hong Kong, in 2014, this work consists of 62 square panels of 4 x 4 ft. Twin-wall polycarbonate, a material commonly used on green-houses, hinged together like an accordion. This large scale sculpture can unfold, or open-up into countless shapes, one of them a labyrinth, a 250 ft long wall, a spiral like shape or a straight line. It can adapt to fit any space. The construction of this work was done by Just Plastic with the supervision of the artist.
A public work commissioned by the Lodz 2010 biennale. It consisted of many plywood panels- the tallest 6 ft high -hinged together featuring on the top edge the skyline of the main street of the town. The panels featured cutout images of the monuments and activities of Lodz. This work was built on-site by local carpenters and installed by the Biennale staff under the artist’s supervision.
A site specific work commissioned by El Museo del Barrio. Made of Sintra, aluminum and motorized. It measured 11 x 16 x 11 ft. and was installed in 1999 and exhibited for 6 months. The work consisted of 2 very large rectangles hinged together which opened and closed continuously powered by a motor. The bottom rectangle included 3 rows of seats near life size, the top rectangle was cut out - simulating a screen. The work was lit with a single spotlight mimicking the projection of film. The work was built and installed Atlas Fabricators and modified by Denis Potami from New Projects.
A temporary installation at Queensboro Community College in 1987. Made in marine plywood and wood studs, measuring 11 x 14 x 14 ft.