Los Angeles

Chop down your masterplan in nanoseconds

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Chop down your masterplan in nanoseconds

Date: 2015
Location: MAMA Gallery, Los Angeles, California
Medium: Flagging tape, pedestal
Size: 127 x 24 x 108 inches / 3.23 x 0.61 x 2.74 meters

Using a concrete brick cutout window as a point of departure and inspiration, strands of the flagging tape from the base of the pedestal are connected in a crisscrossing pattern and tied […]

Lay it down and start up

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Lay It Down and Start Up
Date: 2011
Location: Los Angeles, California
Commissioning Agent: Creative Artists Agency (CAA)
Medium: Flagging tape
Size: 23 x 23 x 17 feet / 7.01 x 7.01 x 5.18 meters (skylight), 70 x 5.5 x 6 feet / 21.34 x 1.67 x 1.83 meters (atrium)

Skylight
Custom designed for the west coast headquarters of the Creative Artists Agency (CAA), […]

Through looking back you may go blind

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Through looking back you may go blind
Date: 2011
Location: Avant-LA, Los Angeles, California
Medium: Flagging tape, hardware
Size: 15 x 10 x 10 feet / 4.57 x 3.05 x 3.05 meters

Using the existing beams and columns of the gallery, strands crisscrossed and tilted forward, terminating at individual eye hooks before streaming up the outside of the columns and […]

Twisted under, sideways down

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Twisted under, sideways down
Date: 2010
Location: Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), Los Angeles, California
Commissioning Agent: Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) and the DCA Public Art Program
Medium: Flagging tape and suction cups
Size: 12 x 6 x 6 feet / 3.66 x 1.83 x 1.83 meters

The points along the four walls of the glass vitrine were arranged along inverted catenary curves. The […]

Set a course for wayward schemes

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Set a course for wayward schemes
Date: 2008
Location: 5th and Main Streets, Downtown Los Angeles, California
Commissioning Agent: Made possible in part by a Durfee ARC Grant
Medium: Flagging tape, wood, paint, custom designed and fabricated lights
Size: 40 x 30 x 5 feet / 12.19 x 9.14 x 1.52 meters

Located on what was, at the time, a dark and unsafe corner […]

Your history’s like fire from a busted gun

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Your history’s like fire from a busted gun
Date: 2005
Location: Craft and Folk Art Museum, Los Angeles, California
Medium: Flagging tape, hardware, wood, paint
Size: 16 x 16 x 14 feet / 4.88 x 4.88 x 4.27 meters

Connecting to a series of beams, electrical conduits and HVAC ducting at the Craft and Folk Art Museum, three chevrons collide in the […]

Scenic pastures

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Scenic pastures
Date: 2005
Location: Geckler’s (then) Studio at the Santa Fe Art Colony
Medium: Flagging tape, hardware, wood, paint
Size: 28 x 18 x 12 feet / 8.53 x 5.49 x 3.66 meters

“Scenic Pastures” was created for the 2005 Santa Fe Art Colony Open Studio Event at Geckler’s then studio utilizing three parallel overhead sprinkler pipes as the tie-in points. Three […]