Clepsydra / The Beautiful Factory

Caroline Woolard, Lika Volkova, Clepsydra, work in progress, dimensions variable

ARTWORK DESCRIPTION

Lika Volkova and Caroline Woolard are working on Clepsydra, a performance with Volkova’s sculptural garments and Woolard’s horological drawings.

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Caroline Woolard, installation view of Time Table, 2015, blown and cast glass, abaca paper, archival photographs by Hiram Maristany, paint, wood, light bulb, power cord, foam, fabric, community land trust reading materials, 20 x 40 x 40 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Hunter East Harlem Gallery, New York. Photograph by Natalie Conn.

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BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Caroline Woolard is an artist and organizer whose interdisciplinary work facilitates social imagination at the intersection of art, urbanism, architecture, and political economy. Recent group exhibitions include; Crossing Brooklyn, The Brooklyn Museum, New York, NY; Maker Biennial, The Museum of Art and Design, New York, NY; and Artist as Social Agent, Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH. Caroline’s work has been supported by MoMA, the Rockefeller Cultural Innovation Fund, Eyebeam, the MacDowell Colony, unemployment benefits, the curiosity of strangers, and many collaborators. Woolard is a lecturer at the Rhode Island School of Design and the New School, is an Artist in Residence at the Queens Museum of Art, and was just named the 2015 Arts and Social Justice Fellow at the Judson Church. Over the next three years, her work will be featured in Art21’s New York Close Up documentary series.

Lika Volkova is Creative director and co-founder of SANS line established to bridge ethics and esthetics through the examination of necessity. Recipient of Ecco Domani Fashion Foundation Award (2007 – NYC) and On/Off Visionary Award (2007 – London). 2 shows on NY Fashion week calendar and covered extensively in press and literature.

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