Coracles
Saplings as the base construction
Coracles
plastic fro the Coracles
Ventures in the Coracles
Saplings as the base construction

BRUCE CHAO - Coracles

2013

Bruce Chaos “Coracles” where produced from tree saplings and shrink plastic and implanted in a small lake nearby Rejmyre. Visitors could venture out to the location using gps coordinates.

“On behalf of Rejmyre Art LAB, I have colonized a pristine lake to implant culture and to offer an experience of “first contact” to the intrepidly curious.”

Bruce Chao is a glass artist and sculptor from USA. He is a professor in the Glass Department at Rhode Island School of design. Bruce Chao’s sculptures have been exhibited throughout the United States at spaces such as the Smithsonian Museum of Art, PS 1 in New York, The Mississippi Museum of Art and the Joslyn Art Museum in Omaha. Internationally he has shown at the Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art, Sapporo, Japan, and the Fortress of Asperon in Leerdam, Holland, among others. His grants and fellowships include a George A. and Eliza Gardner Howard Foundation Fellowship, an NEA United States/Japan Creative Artist Fellowship and several NEA Individual Artist Fellowships, as well as Fellowships from the Ohio State Arts Council. He is also a recipient of a Guggenheim award.

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