jacob hashimoto: gas giant kite installation
jacob hashimoto: gas giant kite installation 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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