Crysalis (III) is a sculptural piece that explores cellular morphologies using parametric tools and composite materials. Designed and built by MATSYS, the sculpture takes direct inspiration from the organization of barnacle-like cells.
Water Ripples is a kinetic sculpture designed to celebrate the beauty and power of water, surrounding visitors in waves in response to donations made to the water access charity. It is composed of 600 handmade water droplets, controlled by custom designed motorized winches.
Vladimir Bulatov is an independent artist, the process of making his sculptures starts from mathematical idea. He built a computer model to represent the idea in 3D world. Applying custom algorithms gives the model nice body and organic look.
Paper engineer Matthew Shlian combines intricate geometric tessellations with exact folds and creases to form bas-relief sculptures. Shlian has been crafting his paper artworks for several years. In recent sculptures the artist has introduced a vibrant color palette that strays dramatically from his traditional black and white works.
Created by John Bisbee, the nail sculptures come in many shapes and sizes. Some form delicate walls while others are simply nailed to the wall. About his nail sculptures, Bisbee tells American Craft, “A nail, like a line, can and will do almost anything. What can’t you draw with a line? The nail is just my line.”