maya lin: here and there at pace gallery, london
maya lin: here and there at pace gallery, london
apr 07, 2013

maya lin: here and there at pace gallery, london

‘ here and there’ by maya lin, pace gallery, londonimage © designboom



using the forms of the diminishing geography of the world’s watersheds, american artist and architect maya lin has created a series of sculptural mapsand drawings that seek to translate enormous natural phenomena into a relatable scale. the use of a single material in these visualized topographieshelps to abstract complex, scientific data points into marble, wood, silver and steel ideas of information. what begins as a rational translation becomesstreamlined forms that are both faithful to the essence of the landscape and transcendent in the their materialization of unseen surfaces.




maya lin: here and there at pace gallery, london

installation view at pace london image © designboom



maya lin: here and there at pace gallery, london

lin uses pins to map critical bodies of water so as to emphasize their dimishing dynamism image © designboom


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