suckerPUNCH: describe your project.
ian christopher THOMAS + bob FREDERICK: It mainly was about physically working the hot wax and the different techniques on how we would pull it through the ice-cold water. It became rigorous in these techniques yet experimental on how to interpret our digital ideas without digital production tools.
sP: what or who influenced this project?
icT: Gravity. Martin-Rein Cano.
bF: Martin Rein-Cano
sP: what were you reading/listening to/watching while developing this project?
icT: The Control of Nature, New Geographies: Landscapes of Energy; John May: The Becoming-Energetic Landscape, Subnature: Architecture’s Others Environments, Time Magazine, Blakroc, Sam Cooke, Stevie Ray Vaughn, The Derek Trucks Band, Koyaanisqatsi, Radiohead: Meeting People is Easy, and SportsCenter.
bF: Memory Tapes, Vice Guide to North Korea
sP: whose work is currently on your radar?
icT: Rose Lynn Fisher, Katsuyo Aoki, Late Baroque and Rococo period styles, FANUC Robotics, Photomicrography, and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
bF: Karsten Schmidt, Diller Scofidio + Renfro, Robert Hodgin,