By Lana Shafer Meador
The enactment of the term relational aesthetics, placing the beholders’ (or participants’) social interaction at the center of the artwork, has come to prominence in contemporary art over the past two decades. However, the concept itself has been presaged throughout the twentieth century with the increased acknowledgement of the viewer’s presence and role in the artwork... Read More
Curatorial Assistant Kathryn Zimmerhanzel sits down with Andrew Wit to talk about his work in robotic fabrication.
KZ: When considering robotic fabrication, my initial impression is something very detached and streamlined. Your projects seem almost to counter this, working in a way that introduces aspects of craft. Could you discuss how you came to this?... Read More
By Andrew Wit
As architectural tools and techniques progress towards more automated means of design and fabrication, architects and designers continue struggling to grasp the true design, fabrication, and workflow potentials possible through the integration of architectural robotics... Read More
By Hills Snyder
It was the smell of weed that first brought us together. I was sitting in my car shortening a joint by lighting one end on fire while dragging on the other. I was parked on Thirty Fifth Street outside the gates of Laguna Gloria, a good place to be doing what I was doing. He was walking by, heading for those gates, when four fingers of smoke beckoned him to be tapping on my window... Read More