Technology's relationship to the loss of animal life is debatable, alternatively representing either the cause or the potential solution. Float uses the story of drowning domestic sheep and a fictional future Rose parade to engage with a series of texts on technology and extinction. Download the full exhibition catalogue here, with essay by Ron Broglio.
Digitally modeled, CNC-carved Styrofoam, artificial flowers (carnations, roses, baby’s breath, zinnias, buttercups, hydrangeas, greenery, and rose petals), 12 x 6 x 9 feet; Stop-motion animation, 3.22 min; 3D-printed model of parade float, copies of research texts that informed the project
Installation of "Float: New Work by Maria Lux" at the University Galleries, William Paterson University, Wayne, New Jersey, Spring 2015
Stop-motion photography: Will Arnold; Voice actors: David Cox and Kristi CoxScreen captures of "Coverage of the 2068 Rose Parade," stop-motion animation of 3D-printed model, 3:22 minutes, Stop-motion photography: Will Arnold; Voice actors: David Cox and Kristi Cox