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J. Rogenes Styrofoam Art

Tue, 2008-10-07 16:30
While most of us toss our styrofoam, Jason Rogenes has turned it into high art–literally. Most of his works hung from ceilings or stacked tens of feet high, with lighting inside to make them glow. Hat Tip: http://gadgets.boingboing.net/2008/10/06/jason-rogenes-turns.html Link: http://www.theawesomer.com/c/click.php?id=1144

Packing material looks like a giant alien spaceship

Tue, 2008-10-07 13:00
Jason Rogenes turns packing packing material into glowing obelisks at Manuf®actured: The conspicuous transformation of everyday objects via BBG. Artist Jason Rogenes first found his raw material while living in the commerce-driven, big-box store, strip mall environment of Los Angeles where polystyrene was inexpensive and easily procured. In this abundant byproduct of consumer culture, originally designed to protect packaged electronics and other products, he saw the potential for material tra

Packing material looks like a giant alien spaceship

Tue, 2008-10-07 12:50
Jason Rogenes turns packing packing material into glowing obelisks at Manuf®actured: The conspicuous transformation of everyday objects via BBG. Artist Jason Rogenes first found his raw material while living in the commerce-driven, big-box store, strip mall environment of Los Angeles where polystyrene was inexpensive and easily procured. In this abundant byproduct of consumer culture, originally designed to protect packaged electronics and other products, he saw the potential for material tra

They’re Crafty!

Tue, 2008-09-16 23:08
Laura Splan, Doilies (SARS), 2004 The craft revolution has been brewing for years-from the late-nineties hipster appropriation of knitting to last year’s standout traveling exhibition Radical Lace and Subversive Knitting, from the dedicated DIY-ers who make apron smocks out of old pillowcases to the popularity of ReadyMade magazine. One of the strongholds of that revolution is the Pacific Northwest, with its vibrant tradition of craft, and of subverting traditional craft. Starting this wee

manufRactured

Fri, 2008-09-12 14:28
In August, The Museum of Contemporary Craft in Portland, Oregon opened the doors on ManufRactured:  The Conspicuous Transformation of Everyday Objects, a first-of-its-kind exhibit featuring a new class of objects: The exhibition highlights works from fifteen international artists who appropriate manufactured products to create sculptural works and installations of all sizes and scales. Rather than transform a single natural material, the artists on view employ a variety of pristine goods cu

ManufRactured exhibition at Portland Museum of Contemporary Craft

Tue, 2008-08-26 01:13
ManufRactured exhibition at Portland Museum of Contemporary Craft Submitted by core77 design blog on 26 August, 2008 - 03:13 Source link Since opening the doors at their new location last year, Portland's Museum of Contemporary Craft has been falling over itself trying to become the design museum so many of the residents of this quietly design-obsessed town desperately want. Case in point, the upcoming ManufRactured show, opening this coming Thursday the 28th. Curated by former ID Magazin

ManufRactured exhibition at Portland Museum of Contemporary Craft

Tue, 2008-08-26 00:27
Since opening the doors at their new location last year, Portland's Museum of Contemporary Craft has been falling over itself trying to become the design museum so many of the residents of this quietly design-obsessed town desperately want. Case in point, the upcoming ManufRactured show, opening this coming Thursday the 28th. Curated by former ID Magazine editor Steven Skov Holt, among others, the show gathers together 16 artists and designers who've been doing curious things with repurposed