FLOW.12 Artists

The Projects

Glamourous Picnic

Bertiller’s intention was to honor and celebrate the ritual that encompasses a picnic.

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Famous Faces of Randall's Island

Famous Faces of Randall’s Island enlivened the park’s southern pathways through a series of flat aluminum statues featuring images of important individuals from the history of the island.

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Untitled (Two Viewing Rooms, Offset)

Sited in a lawn along the park shoreline with a view toward the city waterfront, Untitled (Two Viewing Rooms, Offset) was an abstract pergola-like structure of two large cubic forms and served as viewing space while also providing shade and step seating.

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Meters To The Center

Meters To The Center reflected on the monumental dimensions of our solar system by relating them to the scale of the Robert F.

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Awakening Asylum

Awakening Asylum was designed around formal elements and conceptual themes emerging from the General Slocum Steamship disaster (June 15, 1904) and the history of Randall’s Island as a place of “Asylum” for inebriates, idiots, and insane urban residents.

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The Blog

Sunset - 11/8/12

While the sculpture is now down, it will live on in photos and memories. Thanks to my helpers, and the Turfgrass Pros.

These photos are from its final sunset, having stood strong to floodwaters and wind through Superstorm Sandy.

 

Glamourous Picnic

Glamourous Picnic

and special thanks also to: Alsina Arquitectura, Broglia Builders Group, Bayala Arquitectura+Gestión, Sol Franco Martinez, Mariela Diaz, Lisa Quintela, Genna Terranova, Paula Larroque, Paulo Colino, Andrés Gribnicow y Erica Rubinstein.

Glamourous Picnic

Glamourous Picnic, 2012

Site-Specific Installation, Concrete and glass tile, Randall's Island Park

Daltile Tiles

Laura Skeeters from Daltile recommended this outdoor,  gorgeous and shinny glass tile.

The Artists

Gabriela BertillerGabriela Bertiller

Gabriela Bertiller brings attention to the decorative and visual elements hidden in the overlooked or overshadowed aspects of society.

Nathan GwynneNathan Gwynne

Nathan Gwynne's collages and mixed media sculptures emerge from collisions and conflations of pastoral hippie utopianism, suburban punk rock idealism, and urban subculture.

Michael Clyde JohnsonMichael Clyde Johnson

Michael Clyde Johnson’s installations entertain the legacy of modernist, minimalist, and mid-century American art and design.

Laura KaufmanLaura Kaufman

Laura Kaufman’s work is inspired by the gaps between the known and unknown and the universal search for insight into the natural, constructed, and spiritual worlds.

Sean WrennSean Wrenn

Sean Wrenn’s work is influenced by historical advances in photomechanical reproduction technologies, and fueled by exploring implications of 20th century wartime-evolved surveillance imagery and the digital proliferation of copy-and-paste street poster aesthetic.