Auckland – West                          Mainly West of Queen Street – seen through my lens

January 23, 2015

Soom (Seung Yul Oh 2014)

Filed under: Art,City,sculpture — paul @ 8:37 am
Soom (Seung Yul Oh 2014)

Soom (Seung Yul Oh 2014)

This work “Soom” (breath) by Korean-born artist Seung Yul Oh consists of 16 PVC ‘soap bubbles’ (held inflated by a compressor). A close cooperation between artist, designer (John-Troy O’Sullivan) and manufacturer (Fabric Structure Systems). Commissioned by Auckland Art Gallery, supported by Chartwell Trust and Fabric Structure Systems.

I loved the idea and its realisation in the elevated position on the terrace and proximity to the trees, but found the limited space a bit restrictive.

Soom (Seung Yul Oh 2014)

Soom (Seung Yul Oh 2014)

Soom (Seung Yul Oh 2014)

Soom (Seung Yul Oh 2014)