Evoking sea anemones, bulbous spores, and supple, spherical cells, Sui Park’s zip-tie sculptures seamlessly meld the natural and artificial. The New York-based artist (previously) continues to weave scores of commercial nylon cables into works that seem to scale gallery partitions and spawn in dense clusters in public areas.
Park’s newest tasks embrace “Metropolis Ecology,” a group of 32 sculptures nested within the flower beds and landscaping of Bella Azbug Park in Hudson Yards. Tucked inside the lush greenery and dried, autumn leaves, the works are vivid, otherworldly additions to a inexperienced area inside the metropolis.
After hand-dyeing the plastic supplies into vivid, daring colours, Park typically interlaces the straightforward stripes into biomorphic kinds in blue, pink, or yellow. A few of her newer works, although, entwine ties of assorted hues to discover what emerges via connection. “In ‘Fermented Combination’ and ‘Molecule,’ I combine completely different colours that characterize numerous characters or teams, and I put on them in an try and create a brand new entity that’s solely doable via complicated relations between them,” she tells Colossal.
“Metropolis Ecology” is on view in New York via the tip of the 12 months. Park is at the moment engaged on a bit that displays the ocean-atmosphere at twilight, which you’ll be able to observe on her site and Instagram.
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