Sean Connaughty

Bigloo

Bigloo
Bigloo

snow 12X12X12' 2005

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Statement

Matt Zaun and I collaborated on this piece in the backyard. It is considered a prototype for The Art Shanty Project piece we were 'commissioned' to create.
We have been doing research on Inuit snow shelters or 'Iglus'. What we have arrived at is by necessity a bit different than the traditional Inuit Iglu.
In Minnesota we don't have the deep pack snow that is available in the arctic.
Therefore we had to pack our own bricks. We arrived at something that is a bit more suitable to this climate. Using wet granular snow that was harvested by wheelbarrow and shovel we scoured the neighborhood for snow at a time of limited snow cover. this dense snow was very useful in creating bricks that are more resistant to melting in the fluctuating weather we have been having lately. When properly mortared with similar snow it creates a hard shell that we hope will last throughout the winter. We had to do a bit of repair and found that a higher peaked/vaulted roof is more structurally sound.

The Art Shanty project is designed to be an environment for recording.
We have already recorded audio in the Bigloo. check out the link in the external URL section to see photos that Scott Puhl took of our evening of Bigloo music

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Ark of the Anthropocene
Ark of the Anthropocene
terraforming at Soo VAC
Dogsign Variations Wallpaper
Ark of the Anthropocene (standish)
Torus Float
Concrete Float version 6
Bigloo v21
pod burning
Bird Feeder Mask
Open Field WAC 2010
pod with wool
Human Head Bird Feeder
Human Head Bird Feeder
Bigloo Versions 13, 14 and 15 Best Friends Forever
apple tree camouflage print
INCIDENT #1,2,3,4
Incident #1
Incident #2
Incident #3
Incident #4
A History of the Earth image 1
A History of the Earth image 2
A History of the Earth image 3
A History of the Earth image 4
A History of the Earth image 5
A History of the Earth image 6
A History of the Earth image 7
A History of the Earth Image 8
A History of the Earth Image 9
AHOTE photogravure "Alexander"
A History of the Earth (the boxes)2
A History of the Earth the photogravures
A History of the Earth photogravure prints
AHOTE Memory
AHOTE gentle ride
AHOTE Valerian Plant Duluth
AHOTE gravures "Super America"
AHOTE Time and Space Study
AHOTE Periphery
AHOTE "Love Letters to Language"
AHOTE Savannah Wall
La Mano Poderosa
AHOTE "ONE CANNOT ACT NATURAL"
AHOTE karma (video)
AHOTE The New Charlie Close (video)
AHOTE Advertisement! Video
AHOTE La Mano Poderosa (the song)
AHOTE "20th Generation Approximation" Ron Dahl's Class 1988-89
Bigloo Video
Bigloo Versions 13, 14 and 15
Bigloo v6
Bigloo version 9
Burdock
AHOTE Citizen
Bigloo Medicine Lake
Bigloo 2
Bigloo Medicine Lake
Bigloo Ice Quarry
Bigloo Medicine Lake 3
Bigloo
Bigloo cd gravure
Incident at Utopia Planetia
Incident at Utopia Planetia 3
Aftermath
Hey 2
Bent Hemlock
milfoil
"Beneath all things" At The Soap Factory (whole)
"Beneath All Things" detail
"Beneath All Things" Detail
"Beneath All Things" Detail
"Beneath All Things" Detail
"Beneath All Things" Detail
"Beneath All Things (In Progress)
"Birds of Appetite" whole
"Birds of Appetite" Detail
"Birds of Appetite" Detail 2
"Birds of Appetite" Detail 3
"The Congregation"
"Godzuki Presides Over Prakrti" Detail
"Fast Friends"
Big blue stem (detail)
Catnip
"Dual II"
Dual
Beak
"Bunnyman Prays for the Souls of Savannah" detail
Bigloo Versions 8, 10 and 11
"rose fish"
Ramad
frame #1
Lost Painting have you seen me?destroyed
Parasomnia 1993
Homunculus with Reliquary
La Mano Poderosa painting detail
Bunnyman and Friends 1993
Spaceman Looking at Himself
Garden Project CD
"5"
indoor living pod
dogsign screenprint
Winter Survival Pod
I Hope
figure four 1991
Europa Module