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Idle dilemma

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Title: Idle dilemma
Authors: Good, Abigail Lois
Keywords: exhibition
pylon
transit corridor project
Honolulu
Issue Date: May 2014
Publisher: [Honolulu] : [University of Hawaii at Manoa], [May 2014]
Abstract: Along the Oahu highway-one, near Electric Beach on the far west side of the island, lies acres of vibrant farmland. This land is used to produce a variety of vegetables for consumption by the surrounding communities. Recently an addition to the fields has appeared as a series of oddly shaped cement forms perfectly aligned (fig. 1). They appear to be gigantic proportionally to the crops. The forms are the pylon style infrastructure of the Honolulu high-capacity transit corridor project. The pylons are made by casting cement into molds, a process commonly used by contemporary sculptors. Examination of the pylon reveals a figurative quality hidden within its sleek engineered surface. The figure combined with the imagery of the Honolulu high-capacity transit corridor project pylon became the focus of Abi Good's thesis exhibition, Idle Dilemma. In making the figure visible in the context of the Honolulu high-capacity transit corridor project pylons, Good reveals the deeper social implications of the city's project.
Description: M.F.A. University of Hawaii at Manoa 2014.
Includes bibliographical references.
URI/DOI: http://hdl.handle.net/10125/100322
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