COLD FRONT (2020)
Cotton, recycled foam, eco-resin, fabric, glue, plastic chips recycled from 67,000 water bottles and video projection.
33′ x 34′ x 4′
(Installation: Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, North Adams, Massachusetts)
(Blane De St. Croix in collaboration with Paul Amenta and Sidecar Studios, with technical assistance from Alican Taylan)
De St. Croix often uses recycled materials in his work to call attention to the man-made objects clogging our environment. By keeping these materials in circulation rather than in landfills, he creates ecologically responsible sculptures. Cold Front is no exception, as the glimmering ice-like surface is actually made from 67,000 shredded 500ml plastic water bottles. Onto this façade is projected a moving glacier engulfing the visitors’ visual field.
Collage works and photographic documentation in support of the project can be viewed in the respective sections.
Special thanks to the PolyQuest Corp.