Wednesday, February 2, 2011
Amazing Jell-O Architecture Recreates Wiggly, Jiggly Cities
A bit out of the ordinary, but still in the eco-art category to me. Liz Hickok, a SF installation artist, has been recreating cities out of Jell-O since 2004. They are amazing, beautiful and oh so jiggly. Hickok makes molds out of silicon and pours the Jell-O to let it set in the shape of buildings, houses, bridges and more. LED rope lights illuminate the cities, making the buildings glow. Over time, the Jell-O buildings start to decompose, sweat and loose their shape. In the end, the cities degrade into just a sticky mess, leaving only photos and videos behind.
Check out my interview with Liz Hickok on Inhabitat.com.