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jacob hashimoto: gas giant kite installation
oct 05, 2012
jacob hashimoto: gas giant kite installation



‘gas giant’ by jacob hashimoto at rhona hoffman gallery, chicago

 

 

 

 

jacob hashimoto: super-elastic collisions (origins, and distant derivations)
rhona hoffman gallery, chicago
on now until october 20th, 2012

 

jacob hashimoto is known for altering large gallery spaces with his colorful installations of hanging kite-like paper structures.
his most recent work ‘gas giant’ presented by rhona hoffman gallery, is organized by predominantly cube-shaped components -
in combination with his classic circular modules – arranged in vibrant, graphic groupings. alluding to the effect of nature through
elements of artifice, ‘gas giant’ is simultaneously chaotic, loose, yet ordered, conveying ‘a powerful and overwhelming sensation of
watching a natural phenomenon while at the same time illustrating the subjective nature of memory and the elements which conjure it
.’

 

 

 


circle and square elements make up the landscape

 

 


the kites are multi-layered to create readible compositions which refer to nature

 

 

 

 

 

 


each piece is individually hung from the ceiling to create the overall composition

 

 

 

 

 

 


water elements on hexagonal kites

 

 

 

 

 

 


white oval kites form the expansive ‘sky’ of the installation

 

 

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