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21.06.2012 - Scott Andrew Elliott
In the environmental art movement of the late 1960s, artists left the safety of the galleries, of the cities, and went out into natural environments, particularly the deserts of America, to create gigantic and perhaps bombastic works of art, carving the landscapes into shapes of their own designs. Mich...Read more ››
19.06.2012 - Scott Andrew Elliott
Following Arakawa and Gins’s development of an individual’s perception of architectural surrounds, and developing a heuristic for perception of environments, numerous artists have been working with the development of perception of one’s senses, meaning that they give a person an experience of how...Read more ››
12.06.2012 - Scott Andrew Elliott
In the field of experimental architecture, perhaps none were as bold or polemic as Shusaku Arakawa. Working in collaboration with Madeline Gins, they developed a theory of architecture that opened up new possibilities for thought regarding how we as organisms are integrated into our environment. Th...Read more ››
Scott Andrew Elliott is a teacher in the Environmental Art program in the School of Art, Design and Architecture, and graduated from the same program in 2008. He works as an artist, creating architectural interventions and installations. His research is on the topic of the interdependence between an individual and his or her surroundings, particularly architectural surroundings, and is seeking to find what mechanisms of perception are employed in the understanding of space.
The focus of his blog will be on how different built environments affect us, physically, intellectually, emotionally, and on how we can shape our environment to change who we are, and perhaps what we are.