stellar places


A series of images looking at the near and far of place by including star patterns typically washed out by the sunlight.





hair line drawings

I’ve been told the cross section of my hair is in the shape of an ellipse.  In 2009, after witnessing how often I shed, a friend pointed out each cluster could be a drawing found in my hand. Five years and a camera with a large aperture later I’ve discovered the means for framing these seemingly random convergence of lines.  Each cluster made from a single habitual gesture of running one’s fingers through their hair yet the resulting organization is vast and many.


light on forms

140426_LightFormStudiesD 140426_LightFormStudiesD2A quick desktop study of light acting upon and within primary forms of an accordion canopy, asymmetrical shed, and modified cones for Loop 289 proposal.  Documented from below captures the varying shadows casted from the shifting light illuminating the form as it contrasts against the dark binding walls of the sliver space.
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Interesting to note the various light results within the cones as orientation, stacking, and compression differ across the series and each study.
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light cannon play

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Documentation from a recent model based on Le Corbusier’s light cannon as seen in his 1960’s Convent of La Tourette project.  This playful light cone is made of paper and two nested conical forms adding variation to how light tracks along its surfaces.  The double layer paper translucency reveals shadow and light contrast created by the simple wrap assembly while the added cylinder aperture introduced a spatial joint slightly shifting the passing light.