Artworks
landscape, Land Art
Duration of Project: 2016-2018 Public Opening: May 2019 Location: Hibbing, Minnesota
2018
Competition Proposal
2018
Competition Proposal
8' x 8' x 10'
2019
Competition Proposal
2018
landscape, Land Art, Architecture
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  • LUCITO updated the Artwork A Line in the Sand
    A Line in the Sand.  Although metaphorical, this phrase has been central to countless historical conflicts, often the precipitator of consequential events that follow. Evidence of such rhetoric can be found throughout history dating from ancient India, The Roman Empire, and biblical events through to the Alamo and Gulf War I.   While commonplace, it has nonetheless been shaping territory and history by continually redefining notions of figurative and literal boundary. Our proposal introduce…
  • LUCITO updated the Artwork Olio
    Here is a folly, playfully approached as an historic object set within the confines of the park; a faux ruin to future urban archeologists, operating as a memory of the apparent virtues of its time, and thereby having a cachet bestowed upon it if nothing more than an ornamental object of contemplation. In a sense, OLIO presents itself as a condensation of the fictional reality surrounding the confines of the park—a hyper-pastiche that is continually renewed with each wave of histories a…
  • LUCITO updated the Artwork JAXX
    JAXX leverages the pragmatic functionality of precast concrete tetrapods (interlocking erosion control elements widely used in coastal areas of Japan) set against the memory of play captured through the children’s game of jacks (based on an archaic form derived from the knucklebones of sheep and used in ancient fortune telling). JAXX are an absurd recognition of the formal similarities inherent between these two extremes—between resistance to destruction and the innocence of youth. As ob…
  • LUCITO updated the Artwork A Line in the Sand
    A Line in the Sand.  Although metaphorical, this phrase has been central to countless historical conflicts, often the precipitator of consequential events that follow. Evidence of such rhetoric can be found throughout history dating from ancient India, The Roman Empire, and biblical events through to the Alamo and Gulf War I.   While commonplace, it has nonetheless been shaping territory and history by continually redefining notions of figurative and literal boundary. Our proposal introduce…
  • The project is nested between the town of Hibbing, Minnesota to the south and on the precipice of the active Hull Rust and Hibbing Taconite Open Pit Mine to the north.  Here, the project acts as a focal point between these two mutually dependent entities.  Perched on top of the Boeing Stockpile (a decades old manmade mountain consisting of overburden removed during the mining process), the project functions primarily as a distributed park and visitors’ center strewn throughout the stockp…
  • The project is nested between the town of Hibbing, Minnesota to the south and on the precipice of the active Hull Rust and Hibbing Taconite Open Pit Mine to the north.  Here, the project acts as a focal point between these two mutually dependent entities.  Perched on top of the Boeing Stockpile (a decades old manmade mountain consisting of overburden removed during the mining process), the project functions primarily as a distributed park and visitors’ center strewn throughout the stockp…