Pottery Meets Experimental Animation in this Spinning Ceramic Phonotrope

Given a pot is made on a spinning potters wheel, I can see how this idea took form.

Follow the link to the original article and there is a short movie about the making of the pot. It shows how the conception and execution would require the application of maths, geometry, physics, chemistry, and imagination. I like the way the image of a bird taking flight shows how birds fly off into a headwind with their wings static and simply extended to increase lift from the tree. The tree moves like it is being buffeted by wind. It is so well observed. Also at the foot of the page are links to a lot more artworks which apply the principle of the Phonotrope and the Zeotrope.… Read More Pottery Meets Experimental Animation in this Spinning Ceramic Phonotrope

Jessica Drenk – Artist

The artist

Jessica Drenk is an American artist raised in Montana, where she developed an appreciation for the natural world that remains an important inspiration to her artwork today. Tactile and textural, her sculptures highlight the chaos and beauty that can be found in simple materials. Drenk’s work is also influenced by systems of information and the impulse to develop an encyclopedic understanding of the world.… Read More Jessica Drenk – Artist

Moving Space Manifesto

This idea grew out of stuff I read about arts manifestos. Some people love them, some hate them. Moving Space Manifesto gives a snapshot of how outoors as / art / as research works. As my understanding changes, my manifesto will change.… Read More Moving Space Manifesto