hollow form

Shellform 05

This is a purely creative exercise in form. I spent a lot of time last year exploring strategies to create dynamic digital forms using simple code.

shell_ (1b)

The final sculpture proved to be very abstract and difficult to mount or frame. It simply was an interesting piece of three dimensional information, which did not comfortably fit into the real world.

Shellform 02

I eventually chose to carve it as a negative surface into a solid plywood block. The natural material reveals a wonderful complexity within each of the contours.

Shellform 06

I really like the contradiction between the complexity of the interior form and the conventional rectangular shape of the exterior shell.