Requiring delicate collaboration between man and machine, the bloown series balances chance, timing, and technology.
Each hive begins with a simple ribbon of molten recycled plastic. Requiring quick intervention, the extruded plastic is then inflated and shaped simultaneously. A delicate human touch guides the plastic as it settles into its final form.
This collaboration derives organic forms from mechanical processes. Undulating like running water, the vortex form scatters light in a glittering tangle.