The Artist Whose Medium Is Science

The Artist Whose Medium Is Science

Source: NY Times

RIGHT NOW, SEVERAL hundred miles overhead, a golden urn with the face of a forgotten man is circling Earth, a passenger on a black satellite “Enoch,” one of Tavares Strachan’s most ambitious works of art, is a tribute to Robert Henry Lawrence Jr, the first African-American astronaut, who died in a supersonic jet crash in 1967 before he could reach space

Tavares Strachan’s baffling, thrilling, uplifting visions

Tavares Strachan’s baffling, thrilling, uplifting visions

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Plunged into darkness, the first thing you see is the shimmering, near-skeletal figure of Cuban prima ballerina Alicia Alonso glowing in the distance As she became partially blind, Alonso had to retrain herself to dance, and to cue her spatial awareness to her fellow performers on stage In this dark space, and with social distancing in place, we have to do the same Alonso’s story is

‘Together’ neon sculpture postponed

‘Together’ neon sculpture postponed

Source: Telluride Daily Planet

The softly glowing, cotton candy pink letters spelling out the phrase “We are in this together” in oversized cursive neon were to be installed beneath the gondola line between the St Sophia Station and Mountain Village this fall However, the Telluride Foundation, which partnered with sculpture artist Tavares Strachan, the Ah Haa School for the Arts and the Town of Mountain Village to bring the

We are in this together rendering

A large-scale sculpture by artist Tavares Strachan may be unveiled as soon as September

Source: Telluride Daily Planet

If you take a ride on the gondola in the coming months from Mountain Village to Telluride and glance down at the carpet of green hillside beneath your floating car, you may see a message spelled out in looping, pink letters “We are in this together,” reads the large-scale neon sculpture, each word rolling towards you like the beginning of a “Star Wars” film as

We are in this together night mockup

TAVARES STRACHAN LAUNCHES MONUMENTAL PUBLIC ART PROJECT IN TELLURIDE

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(Telluride, CO — April 30, 2020) — Internationally renowned artist Tavares Strachan is launching Together, a far-reaching community engagement project in Telluride, Colorado informed by his long-term collaboration with local residents The project is conceptually grounded in an obliquely simple message: WE ARE IN THIS TOGETHER As a call for unity, the project gestures to a utopic provocation, but for the artist, it is a

Tavares Strachan’s call for unity is written in neon

Tavares Strachan’s call for unity is written in neon

Source: Wallpaper

The Bahamian artist reflects on unity and belonging as he unveils plans for a public sculpture in Telluride, Colorado The town of Telluride, Colorado (population 2,479), nestled in a lush canyon and surrounded by snowy peaks, is best known as a skiing destination But when Tavares Strachan first visited five years ago, he found himself drawn to the people just as much as the slopes

The Phrase ‘We Are In This Together’ Takes On Subversive Meaning In Tavares Strachan’s Art

The Phrase ‘We Are In This Together’ Takes On Subversive Meaning In Tavares Strachan’s Art

Source: Forbes Magazine

Forbes “We are in this together” is something you say to someone in America right now as a platitude But watch out, the phrase might make them really, really angry Because if six weeks of quarantine has taught us anything as a nation, it’s that some of us have beautiful renovated farmhouses with manicured lawns, and some of us live in public housing with broken

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TAVARES STRACHAN | WE ARE IN THIS TOGETHER

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Many artists are known for their curiosity that extends outside their fields, but few excel as well at synthesizing disparate ideas and mediums than internationally renowned artist Tavares Strachan He’s transported 45 tons of ice from the Alaskan arctic to his native Bahamas, sent a sculpture to space, and completed training as an astronaut Aeronautics, astronomy, deep-sea exploration, and extreme climatology are but some of

‘We are in this together’ will glow in neon pink up the slopes of telluride

‘We are in this together’ will glow in neon pink up the slopes of telluride

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Artist tavares strachan presents the first images of his proposed public sculpture, ‘together’ climbing the sloping face of telluride, colorado, the neon light installation seeks to engage the community in a call for unity during the era of COVID-19 with a simple message — we are in this together informed by his long-term collaboration with local residents of the mountain town, the conceptually grounded project gestures toward a utopic provocation, incorporating