Madi at the dawn of
Instead of painting in its traditional orthogonal frame, visualize
this: polygonal forms, contoured surfaces, "coplanals", manual or
motorized mobiles and open sculptures, all inventing new spaces.
Add to theseingredients an art form which celebrates asymmetry and
the three-dimensional. Finally, add a generous amount of vibrant colour
and playfullness. Are there any other current art movements or artists
that can claim to usingsuch varied or innovative templates?
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What is Madi ?
6' diameter, 1999.
Animated sculpture, visually demonstrating playful MADI concepts
of polygonal and tridimensional art. Using an infra-red system,
this sculpture piece opens and closes at the approach of a
spectator. Its movement is also coordinated to a musical
accompaniment, a specially composed work of the same
name by the world renowned composer Guillermo Gregorio.