Friday, December 14, 2012

Janet Echelman: Taking imagination seriously

 “I wanted to make [lace] larger — to shift from being an object you look at to something you could get lost in.”

"American artist Janet Echelman reshapes urban airspace with monumental, fluidly moving sculpture that responds to environmental forces including wind, water, and sunlight."



"Janet Echelman found her true voice as an artist when her paints went missing -- which forced her to look to an unorthodox new art material. Now she makes billowing, flowing, building-sized sculpture with a surprisingly geeky edge. A transporting 10 minutes of pure creativity.
  Full bio 

http://www.ted.com/talks/janet_echelman.html