ArtDesk Conversation: Janet Echelman

Jul 07th 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

@ Green Box Arts Farm Stand

Join this year’s featured installation artist, Janet Echelman, as she discusses her latest sculpture, 1.8 Green Mountain Falls, in Gazebo Lake Park.

Janet Echelman sculpts at the scale of buildings and city blocks. Her work defies categorization, intersecting Sculpture, Architecture, Urban Design, Material Science, Structural & Aeronautical Engineering, and Computer Science. Echelman’s art transforms with wind and light, and shifts from being an object you look at, into an experience you can get lost in.

This year, the Green Box Arts Festival welcomes 1.8 Green Mountain Falls, which refers to the length of time measured in microseconds that the earth’s day was shortened as a result of a physical event, the 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami which hit Japan with devastating effects. The forms in the sculpture were inspired by data sets of the Tsunami wave heights across the Pacific Ocean.

A free lunch is provided at all ArtDesk Conversations!

This event is free and open to the public of all ages, but registration is recommended and will be available beginning 12 a.m. CST on SAT / JUNE 1. 

Register here!

12:00 to 1:00 p.m.

Green Box Arts Farm Stand
6990 Lake Street
Green Mountain Falls, CO 80819


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