Rudi Punzo and Mary Sherman
Italy and USA respectively
Oil paint on wood, aluminum (steel brackets), motors, solar panels, wire, electronics
Dimensions can be varied; each individual 'box': 7.25"x25"x16"
Each 'box' is a collage of highly textured paint and polished
At the push of a button, the doors open at staggered
intervals, revealing a host of musical 'cyber insects,' before
slamming close. The individual 'boxes' also can be re-configured
to respond to the architecture of the space in which the piece is exhibited.
The idea is to create an up-dated, modular version of
the 17th century Italian pastoral by way of the 21st century.