John Mannion and Aaron Hraba at Light Works on Saturday Morning

Posted by in Windows Project Winners on 30. Jun, 2009 | 77 Comments

John and Aaron were in a contemplative mood when I met them to discuss their iSchool project on Saturday morning.   At this preliminary stage of their project, they are focused on finding ways to combine visual data from a variety of sources streamed across Internet into a video montage using complex visual manipulation software problem. […]

Miscellaneous Meaning with Darcy Van Buskirk

Miscellaneous Meaning with Darcy Van Buskirk

Posted by in Windows Project Winners on 26. Jun, 2009 | 58 Comments

Darcy Van Buskirk, was selected for the iSchool windows project for her clever use of text in relationship to the installation space and the fundamental relationship of language to technology and communication. Initially  the work appears straightforward. Lettering, magnified to fit the width of the window well, laser cut from steel and plated with chrome. However, the layered meaning […]

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 […]

Studio Visit With Errol Willett

Studio Visit With Errol Willett

Posted by in Windows Project Winners on 23. Jun, 2009 | 57 Comments

This morning Errol Willett, (ceramics faculty and department chair) and Jen Gande (studio potter and recent M.F.A. graduate) were hard at work in their studio pressing tiles from plaster molds and transferring an intricate design onto tile forms to create a shallow relief image. They are working on a total of 3 different tile forms that […]

Hard hats and measuring tapes: the work begins…

Hard hats and measuring tapes: the work begins…

Posted by in Windows Project Winners on 10. Jun, 2009 | 77 Comments

On June 2 and 3rd, 2009, iSchool Windows Project artists were given an opportunity to become more intimately acquainted with the concrete and glass environment in which they will install their artwork. With the assistance and oversight of Physical Plant, the metal grates were slid off the wells, allowing the artists to descend and explore.  […]