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 […]

iSchool learns the fine art of communication with Margie Hughto

iSchool learns the fine art of communication with Margie Hughto

Posted by in Windows Project Winners on 13. Aug, 2009 | 65 Comments

More than a dozen members of the iSchool community, including Dean Liddy, recently spent their lunch break attending a ceramics workshop  in Syracuse University’s Department of Art. Margie Hughto organized the workshop in conjunction with her newly commissioned work  ‘Information Spiral’, due to be installed in Hinds Hall August 2009. The installation uses symbols  that represent modes […]

Gail Hoffman choses scale for figures in ischool Windows Project

Gail Hoffman choses scale for figures in ischool Windows Project

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

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

Darcy moves forward with 'Misc.' fabrication for ischool

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

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 […]