ART
ARCHITECTURE
& HISTORY
in the Public Realm
Mechanics of Hither & Yon, 2011
Artworks: Installation

Artist
Brenda Mallory
Collection
Portland International Airport (PDX)
Materials
Beeswax impregnated cotton, nuts, bolts, welded steel
Dates
  • Installed, 2011
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Description
Seeds, insects and ideas. Traditions, technolgies and germs. All travel through the world changing the places they leave and the places they land.

These works are based on seedpods and microscopic cellular forms. They are made from beeswax-impregnated cotton and held together with crude nuts, bolts and welded steel. The malleability of the waxed cloth lends itself to the repeating organic shapes and the fragrance of the wax carries with it a record of a bee's workday journey through the worl...
Brenda Mallory
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Location
PDX A Concourse
7200 NE Airport Way
Portland, OR 97218
United States

Portland International Airport Concourse A
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