Points of Contention by Jonathan Latiano

Category: Art Published on 03 Jan, 2013 Tags: , , , ,
1-points-of-contention-by-jonathan-latiano

As the plastics, resins and polymers that we stockpile on a daily basis increase exponentially, how are we changing the long-term geological landscapes of the world around us? Driven by the exploration of time, motion and the physics of the natural world, Jonathan Latiano presents ‘Points of Contention’, a site-specific installation sculpture that investigates the increasingly blurred line between the organic and inorganic as well as the spatial boundaries of where the spectacle begins and ends. Convergent forms of crystalline growth and explosive impact reinforce the hundreds of shards of custom cut and painted elements used to create the centerpiece of the exhibition. Through the use of reclaimed and altered wood, plastic, Styrofoam and site-grown salt crystals Latiano explores the question: At what point do the controversies of the present become the “new norms” of the future?

(Click images for full size photos)

images courtesy of Jonathan Latiano

Recommended:

On Space Time Foam by Tomás Saraceno @ HangarBicocca
SUBMERGENCE by Squidsoup
Christo's Big Air Package installation in the Oberhausen Gasometer
Schemata Architects: Yamaguchi Center for Arts and Media Archives Exhibition
The Reading Nest by Mark Reigelman
Tiny Taxonomy by Rosetta Sarah Elkinr at 2013 International Garden Festival
Stunning Sculptures made by Stone and Glass by Ramon Todo
Mythical Creatures by Curiot
The Gabriel Chandelier by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec at the Palace of Versailles
petit h: Studio Toogood creates a bloody installation for Hermès
Disintegrating: Exploded Sports Cars by Fabien Oefner
GRID, kinetic light installation in Lyon by Tetro and Whitevoid
43 prepared dc-motors, 31.5kg packing paper - Sound Installation by Zimoun
Cos x Nendo installation at Milan Design Week 2014 + Oki Sato interview
‘320° Licht’ installation by URBANSCREEN at Oberhausen's Gasometer
Primary lighting installation by Flynn Talbot
Musician Plays Violin with Strings made of Human Hair
Planetary Panoramas - 360° Panoramic Timelapse by Vincent Brady
The Felt Cornershop by Lucy Sparrow
Floating Flower Garden Installation by teamLab 

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.


8 + = seventeen

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>

 

Submit Your Work