Here's another in the overly long list of projects that went unbuilt. This undulating landscape was commissioned by the Whitney Museum for its retrospective, Buckminster Fuller: Starting with the Universe. It was part of a collaborative performance piece we developed with playwright Lars Jan that recombined material and rhetorical tropes of Buckminster Fuller’s oeuvre. Our ambition was to combine the flourish of Fuller's writings with a wild interpretation of his strategies for assembly. Unfortunately, we lost funding for the project before we could begin construction.
We’re working with our friend Lars Jan to design and build a site-specific performance and installation piece at the Whitney Museum as part of the upcoming retrospective Buckminster Fuller: Starting with the Universe. The above image is kind of a teaser, but also strongly related to design ideas we’re exploring for the project. The installation opens in September, so more to come very soon.