Velum

Lindquist, Marissa & Pytel, Andrzej (2015) Velum. [Visual Artwork]

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Velum continues material experimentation with edible materials as explored within Formations: New Practices in Australian Architecture 2012. 1 The work employs the central theme of veiling as a ‘second skin’, an intermediary agent simultaneously engaging with Heideggerian themes of ‘nearness and revealing’ (1927, 1954). This second skin creates a liminality distorting everyday objects of popular culture and technological consumption. In doing so, the work puts forth multiple considerations, the figurative play upon consumption itself; the role of the strange and obscure to affect a deepening awareness of our accelerated consumption and experience; and more tangentially, questions surrounding imminent scenarios of hybridity between body and technology.

Velum represents a recent focus of the authors’ creative practice, ‘Making Strange’ (Strange Making) published and presented elsewhere. Making Strange explores the sublime process, fundamental to both the final design outcome and the designing experience. The sublime process is seen as a leading, a physiological overpowering of self to a state of intense self-presence, often leading to self-transcendence or state of otherness. As such, the work engages with the body and materials, experimentally and in a trans-disciplinary manner to inform new material practice.

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ID Code: 90821
Item Type: Creative Work (Visual Artwork)
Refereed: No
Additional Information:

Virtually Pop 2015, Curated Exhibition for Popular Culture Association of Australia and New Zealand Conference, Wellington 2015

Curators: Julieanna Preston
Adam Geczy

Other Contributors:
Role Contributors
Curator
  • Julieanna Preston
Curator
  • Adam Geczy
Exhibition Design Team
  • Sue Prescott
Exhibition Design Team
  • Tanya Marriott
Exhibition Design Team
  • Anna Brown
Exhibition Design Team
  • Mike Heynes
Exhibition Design Team
  • Durgesh Patel
Material: Mixed Media (Organic Materials, Fabric)
Measurements or Duration: 1x1M
Number of Pieces: 5
Published Source: Virtually Pop 2015, Curated Exhibition for Popular Culture Association of Australia and New Zealand Conference, Wellington 2015
Publisher: Popular Culture Association of Australia and New Zealand
Locations/Venues:
Location: From date: To date:
Wellington 2015-06 2015-07
Additional URLs:
Keywords: Making, Design, Experimentation, Sublime, Trans-Disciplinary
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (120000) > DESIGN PRACTICE AND MANAGEMENT (120300) > Design Management and Studio and Professional Practice (120303)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING (190000) > VISUAL ARTS AND CRAFTS (190500)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING (190000) > VISUAL ARTS AND CRAFTS (190500) > Fine Arts (incl. Sculpture and Painting) (190502)
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Design
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2015 Popular Culture Association of Australia and New Zealand and The Authors
Deposited On: 13 Dec 2015 23:30
Last Modified: 15 Dec 2015 22:52

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