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 […]

You are Invited to the Windows Project Opening Celebration

You are Invited to the Windows Project Opening Celebration

Posted by in Windows Project Winners on 16. Oct, 2009 | 65 Comments

Syracuse University School of Information Studies Dean Elizabeth D. Liddy cordially invites you to the opening celebration of the iSchool Windows Project 5 to 8 p.m. Formal program begins at 5:15 p.m. Wednesday, October 28, 2009 Hinds Hall (first and ground floors) Refreshments will be served. R.S.V.P. by Friday, October 16, to Iris Stewart at […]

Van Buskirk's "Misc." piece installed

Van Buskirk's "Misc." piece installed

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

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

Gail Hoffman completes figures for iSchool installation

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

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 […]

Architecture Professor Clare Olsen Discusses Work in Progress

Architecture Professor Clare Olsen Discusses Work in Progress

Posted by in Windows Project Winners on 26. Jun, 2009 | 89 Comments

Assistant Professor Clare Olsen is busy researching materials for her installation, ‘Hovering Nodes’, to be located in Hinds Hall as part of the iSchool windows project. The work carefully considers the unique location of the window well and its specific context within the iSchool. Olsen is particularly interested in the  light quality within the installation space and a […]

iSchool community provides input to artist Margie Hughto

iSchool community provides input to artist Margie Hughto

Posted by in Windows Project Winners on 24. Jun, 2009 | 131 Comments

Syracuse University College of Visual and Performing Arts ceramics professor Margie Hughto met with iSchool faculty, students, and staff members during an open workshop to brainstorm ideas and images that could be included in her public art installation in Hinds Hall. “What I envision is a series of 20 pieces/collages having a lot of information,” […]

A Visit to Syracuse University Foundry with Gail Hoffman

A Visit to Syracuse University Foundry with Gail Hoffman

Posted by in Windows Project Winners on 23. Jun, 2009 | 75 Comments

I met Gail Hoffman (VPA  Adjunct Professor), in the foundry at Syracuse University, as she started the process of creating molds for her iSchool Windows Installation. Gail spoke enthusiastically about the project and the opportunity it has given her to try her hand at a new medium. Up until this point  Gail has exclusively used […]