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Perseverance pays off for Aaron Hraba and John Wesley Mannion

Posted by in Windows Project Winners on 28. Oct, 2009 | 59 Comments

Aaron Hraba and John Wesley Mannion proposed a dynamic response to the call for site specific installations in the ischool. Their intention was to juxtapose digital imagery from a variety of sources to create a video work that was, in essence, a time-based collage. Consequently, through web-based streams and digital time lapsed videos Hraba and Mannion aimed to […]

Windows Project is a Great Achievement for Undergraduate Student

Posted by in Windows Project Winners on 28. Oct, 2009 | 56 Comments

Thomas Day was the only undergraduate student selected to participate in the iSchool windows project. As a student in the school of architecture Thomas developed an installation that echoed built forms. The structure was the only project that utilized space above and below ground level, designed to span from the base of the window well, […]

Hughto's 'Information Spiral' achieves commanding presence in the ischool

Posted by in Windows Project Winners on 28. Oct, 2009 | 68 Comments

The ‘Information Spiral’, curves around the wooden paneling that graces the first floor of Hinds hall. The honey colored wood complementing the dominant earth tones of Hughto’s ceramic wall reliefs. The wall reliefs present a visual documentation of  the historical presentation of information. The artworks begin with ancient cave wall symbols, Egyptian hieroglyphs, Greeks, cuneiform and […]

Hard work pays off for Gail Hoffman and Errol Willett

Posted by in Windows Project Winners on 18. Oct, 2009 | 52 Comments

Gail Hoffman and Errol Willett now have their Windows Projects permanently installed in the window wells, adjacent to room 018 of Hinds Hall. The two installations work well together, successfully complementing the surrounding environment without competing  for the viewers attention. Gail’s delicate treatment of her figurative subject matter provides the space with a poetic interpretation of […]

Van Buskirk's "Misc." piece installed

Posted by in Windows Project Winners on 14. Aug, 2009 | 53 Comments

Van Buskirk's "Misc." piece installed

Darcy was hard at work with a hammer drill when I visited her at the installation site of the ‘Misc.’. Working in the confined space of the window well the drill seemed louder and more cumbersome, but Darcy seemed excited to get the project installed. Working with an assistant from Syracuse Universities Sculpture Department each […]

Gail Hoffman completes figures for iSchool installation

Posted by in Windows Project Winners on 14. Aug, 2009 | 45 Comments

Gail Hoffman completes figures for iSchool installation

Gail has completed 90% of the figures she intends to use for the iSchool installation. The figures, shown here, are cast in wax. The wax figures will be then be encased in investment (a mixture of plaster and sand) and heated in a kiln for the wax to ‘burn out’. This will leave a negative impression […]

Gail Hoffman choses scale for figures in ischool Windows Project

Posted by in Windows Project Winners on 19. Jul, 2009 | 61 Comments

Gail Hoffman choses scale for figures in ischool Windows Project

This week, Gail visited the ischool to check the scale of the wax figures she has made against the proportions of the window well. After careful observation she stated “I’m very happy…. I think they are the perfect size for the space”. During her visit, Gail also met with Roger Merrill, (Director of IT Services & […]

Darcy moves forward with 'Misc.' fabrication for ischool

Posted by in Windows Project Winners on 19. Jul, 2009 | 99 Comments

Darcy moves forward with 'Misc.' fabrication for ischool

Darcy demonstrates how the support structure for her text based installation will fit together. Artist, Darcy Van Buskirk with her ‘Misc.’ installation. The text will now be sent away for chrome plating before final final installation can take place. Darcy Van Buskirk spent two days welding a support system for her Windows Project with assistance […]

Errol Willett finishes tile designs for 'Carbon Espalier' installation

Posted by in Windows Project Winners on 18. Jul, 2009 | 67 Comments

Errol Willett finishes tile designs for 'Carbon Espalier' installation

Errol Willett has finalised the design elements for his ‘Carbon Espalier’, installation that will be installed as part of the ischool Windows Project. The ceramic tile installation is composed of the 3 elements featured above and will be adhered to the concrete wall that runs parallel to the ground floor windows of a classroom in […]

Clare Olsen in Production Mode

Posted by in Windows Project Winners on 17. Jul, 2009 | 60 Comments

Clare Olsen, assistant professor in the school of architecture, is in the process of fabricating the ‘node’ elements for her windows project.  Assisted by recent graduates from the school of architecture, she repetitively glues colored squares of plexiglass at right angles to clear plexi  rectangles. The composition of each ‘node’ is based on the original computer model and the number […]