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Living Art: Philip Beesley and Simon Heijdens

“Art has always embraced the technologies of the times to expand the forms of universal expression. So as technology becomes more sophisticated, and thus more costly, one must frequently turn to large public projects to discover what artists can do with new tools. Two large building projects nearing completion in Salt Lake City this fall will allow Utah to witness two such projects by internationally recognized artists. While architect Philip Beesley is creating scientific structures that have the grace and form of artworks, Dutch designer Simon Heijdens creates art installations that really on sophisticated technology for their stunning effects. Both share an interest in delving into the power of site…”

Read the full article in the July 2011 edition of 15 Bytes.

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