nicolas feldmeyer: woven portico
nicolas feldmeyer: woven portico nicolas feldmeyer: woven portico
jun 11, 2012

nicolas feldmeyer: woven portico

‘untitled (woven portico)’ by nicolas feldmeyer all photos by nick rochowski

london-based artist nicolas feldmeyer employs existing architecture to create new spaces through the integration of contrasting materials. his latest work is ‘untitled (woven portico)’, a site-specific installation in which he has woven mesh between the columns of the portico of the central building at the university of college (UCL) in london. the strips of translucent material envelope the massive structure’s porch, enveloping the open space, offering a play of light and shadow from within. ‘untitled (woven portico)’ is on show until june 15th, 2012.

feldmeyer has woven strips of mesh between the columns of UCL’s central building, enveloping the portico

up close look at the mesh in contrast to the stone building

view outwards from within the portico

full view

the installation by night


view from within the portico by night

  • at first I thought this would merely be a one-liner, but seeing the close-up photos that demonstrate the sheerness of the fabric with the columns showing through, the view from within the portico seeing out throught the scrim of the fabric and seeing it with nighttime illumination demonstrates the sort of complexity that good minimalism involves


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