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Derin Smith: Treehouses and other Abstractions of Nature


October 17 - November 30, 2011
CoCA Belltown, Avenue One Condominiums
2721 First Ave (corner of First & Clay), Seattle, Washington 98121.

As a kid, I spent a lot of time in the woods building treehouses. The best was when there was new construction in the area and you could scrounge quality materials. I loved climbing trees and incorporating found materials into the high branches. I don't climb trees so much anymore, but I am still fascinated by nature and how we geometrically standardize nature into usable parts. Today, I still like to build treehouses, only now it involves building cubes into branches and the dynamic relationship between nature and the abstraction of nature.

Earlier Event: October 10
Harvest Moon
Later Event: October 25
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