suckerPUNCH: describe your project.
philip MANA: a study into the creation of space and form through the mass-accumulation of dynamic (animated) self same objects each exhibiting its own developmental behaviors and luscious texture to create an overall affect.
sP: what or who influenced this project?
pM: perry hall, fat cells (anatomy), snow, viscous materials, caravaggio, hair folicles, rococo porcelains
sP: what were you reading/listening to/watching while developing this project?
pM: gilles deleuze’s “logic of sensation,” smashing pumpkins, my bloody valentine, cgi-loaded movies
sP: whose work is currently on your radar?
pM: hernan diaz alonso, situ studio, associated fabrication, gage/clemenceau architects, bureau v, u-ram choe, future systems