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Drawing static, (steel studs, newspaper, glue) by Colby Brewer

static, (steel studs, newspaper, glue)


Static is a space organized by using steel studs to construct a rib-like skeletal form in the guise of three interconnected corridors. It's formal qualities are borrowed from the surrounding architecture and it's function mirrors the setting by adding another system of entrances and exits. Walking becomes an important activity again as much in the making of the piece, as now in the experiencing of it. Vertical planes are filled and reinforced by thousands of contact cement covered newspapers between their ribs. While the empty horizontal planes give rise to the question of finished or unfinished. Is this fabrication or deconstruction? Is it going up or coming apart? It crashes into itself to form a language, and it is difficult to focus on any one piece of information.