Client: Georgia Tech University
Location: Atlanta, GA, United States
Completion date: 2018
Artwork budget: $90,000
Callahan and Associates
These two pieces were made out of welded stainless steel bar and were installed on the Georgia Tech campus. Aceso is 62 x 74 x 75 inches. Iaso is 60 x 73 x 76 inches. The titles refer to the Greek Goddesses of health.
Both pieces are being made out of stainless steel bar and are based on the there blood cell, the macrophage.It is meant to be an homage to the biomedical researchers at the Engineered Biosystems Building who are working on cures for implacable diseases
The process was an extensive collaborative effort between myself, the structural engineer, and the site architect. I welded several thousand 2 inch stainless steel bars were welded over a substructure.