Work Space / Arrik Kim

Arrik certainly has a larger work place than most artists.  And, larger tools!  You can see more of his work space, and tools on his ‘Making It’ post.


About destructivetesting

I'm a self-taught artist who prefers to use found objects in ways that were never intended. I'm not interested in making 10 or 100 of the same object. This, of course, takes more time to make each piece. I also prefer a more minimalist look, where each part of a piece can be appreciated. I consider my clocks to be small sculptures with moving parts. And, my lamps to be small sculptures with light. My mirrors are reflective sculptures. DESTRUCTIVE TESTING means to push something to it's limits to understand it's structural performance or material behavior under different stresses. I interpret this in my artwork as using materials in different ways or combinations than they were designed to be used. I also just like the slightly ominous sound of the term...
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2 Responses to Work Space / Arrik Kim

  1. arrik kim says:

    The woodmizer shown here is owned and operated by Connecticut logs to Lumber, my own mill is smaller and we had large chunks to cut that day so I Made the call!

  2. Wow! They just tow that saw to your place and cut the logs to size for you? See, I didn’t know anything about that kind of equipment before. That’s part of the reason I’m doing this blog–so that I can learn more about what other artists go through to create their creations. Mike

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