Acoustic Clouds, Aula Magna, Universidad Central de Venezuela, Caracas (1952). Studies for the layout. Gouache and ink on paper. Alexander Calder
Calder collaborated with Carlos Raul Villanueva to produce the acoustic clouds. Multi-functional - decorative, modulated sound and diffused light.
Gibralter (1936). Lignum vitae, walnut, steel rods and painted wood. Alexander Calder.
Already known for his kinetic sculptures.
Lament of the images (2002). Plexiglass text panels, light wall, and mixed media. Texts by David Levi Strauss. Alfredo Jaar.
The texts were in a dark room and described issues of unequal power relations (Nelson Mandela blinded by limestone reflections, Bill Gates acquisition and ownership over historical photographs etc etc - blinding the public to the truth.....walking into the room of white bright light was overwhelming.