Precita Park Balanced

2013

Precita Park Variations

Interactive Installation | Screenprint on Wood w/ Seventy-Two Interchangeable Word Tiles | 39 x 27 in | 2013

"Precita Park" | Interactive Installation | Screenprint on Wood w/ Seventy-Two Interchangeable Word Tiles | 39 x 27 in | 2013
Journal

The concept of interchangeable words and phrases is well worn.

My current group show, “For The Love of San Francisco” is on display at Asterisk Gallery in the Mission. I enjoyed our Saturday opening, which was marked by meaningful conversation and canned beer. This was a good reason to finally complete and hang my interactive Precita Park sign, which is possibly the best thing I have ever printed (with the exception of this). Here’s a trailer for the show, produced by gallery owner Jeremy Joven.

And the coverage in the blogs:

Bernalwood

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Curbed SF

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A huge insurance run.

This might be the best thing I’ve ever printed. Details about this project are on this pdf.

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In case it isn’t obvious, this is a site specific children’s toy/word art installation. The tiles are interchangeable by row. I made eighteen tiles for each column (not shown).

The tiles were cut out with a computer controlled router–a true gift of modernity:

 

Thanks to zMom for the world’s fastest drying acrylic paints.

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