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Weisman Art Museum

Exhibition Detail
contextual flux
333 East River Road
Minneapolis, Minnesota


September 18th, 2012 - June 9th, 2013
 
Honey Tree, Jason HackenwerthJason Hackenwerth, Honey Tree, 2010
© Courtesy of the artist & Weisman Art Museum
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The fall exhibition in the Target Studio for Creative Collaboration, contextual flux, demonstrates how nature can guide and inform better design solutions to human problems. Artist Jason Hackenwerth will create new sculptural forms with University of Minnesota graduate and undergraduate students.

The Target Studio for Creative Collaboration, which functions both as a working studio and as a gallery, presents both a collection of artifacts and the collaborative process that emerge from contextual flux. This exhibition celebrates an art, design, science, and engineering collaboration at the University of Minnesota. Connecting faculty and resources from the Weisman Art Museum, the College of Design, the College of Biological Sciences, graduate and undergraduate students, and the skills of the Digital Fabrication Laboratory, this creative process launches the unique capacity of the Target Studio for Creative Collaboration to facilitate a collaborative and dynamic design process on campus. Matthew Groshek, serving as guest curator for this exhibition, will select student projects that will highlight the biomimetic design process.

Process based, the work of this collaboration will emerge throughout the exhibition.


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