Jean Shin: Floating MAiZE
Opening in July, thousands of green plastic soft-drink bottles have been repurposed into an elaborate installation that resembles an artificial landscape. This large-scale artwork will float above the Winter Garden at Brookfield Place, engaging audiences to consider the relationship between plastic waste, dietary choices, and environmental stewardship.
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Curated by Kendal Henry.
PLEASE NOTE: At this time, Jean Shin’s Workshops are postponed until further notice.
Jean Shin, MAiZE, 2017
Photo by Joshua Ford
ABOUT JEAN SHIN
Jean Shin is recognized for her inventive art works that transform cast-off materials into elegant expressions of identity and community. Her work has been exhibited widely in over 150 major museums, including solo exhibitions at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, D.C., Asian Art Museum in San Francisco, among others. Born in Seoul, South Korea, and raised in the United States, Shin attended the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in 1999 and received a BFA and MS from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn. She lives and works in New York City.
For more information about Jean Shin, visit www.jeanshin.com.