New sculpture to be installed this week in AIC
Strands of acrylic figures, part of Do Ho Suh's "Cause and Effect" sculpture, await their hanging May 30 in the Academic Instructional Center on campus. Photo by Matthew Anderson | WWU
Installation of internationally renowned artist Do Ho Suh’s artwork “Cause & Effect” is scheduled for Wednesday and Thursday, May 30 and 31, in the Academic Instructional Center West building at Western Washington University.
Workers and their student assistants will install the work from 8 a.m. to roughly 5 p.m. both days, with an hour break for lunch at 11:30.
The ceiling installation will be approximately 19 feet high and 8 feet across at its greatest width. As it hangs down from the ceiling of the AIC West building, it will pass through the opening or well on the third floor and extend into the second floor’s well, taking advantage of the building’s architectural design allowing light to pass from floor to floor. At the top there will be a stainless steel plate – from which will hang the individual strands of figures connected by a stainless steel cable; each figure, made of colored acrylic resin, is approximately 5.5 inches high with a frontal view width of 3 inches.