Sunday, July 8, 2012

So gangsta


Since 1989 Max Streicher has worked extensively with inflatable technology in kinetic sculptures. 

Using industrial fans and simple valve mechanisms to animate these sewn forms with lifelike gestures, his use of materials like Tyvek and nylon spinnaker contribute to the character development.

A Canadian native his works have traveled all over the world and are in various collections including the Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan, the ESSL collection of Contemporary Art Vienna, Austria and a permanent installation at York University in his current home town, Toronto, Canada.

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