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“Life Cycle” unveiled

By johnboy - 6 April 2011 29

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David Jensz sculpture Life Cycle has finally had the fences around it on Bunda St removed.

Those of you with a passing interest in four dimensional geometry will no doubt get the joke.

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29 Responses to
“Life Cycle” unveiled
creative_canberran 4:59 pm 06 Apr 11

David Jensz sculpture titled “Ode to Dog Park”

Tooks 4:50 pm 06 Apr 11

Gotta admit, it did remind me of a giant nard. Maybe the pic doesn’t do it justice.

Holierthanthou 4:44 pm 06 Apr 11

What’s the four dimensional geometry joke?

The 4th dimensional joke has been simplified down to 3 dimensions for the dimensionally challenged (also due to planning regulations about using 4 dimensional space in Civic and the lack of access to 4d building material).

Imagine you lived in a 2d world, born as a dot and grow up into a circle. Time is the third dimesion along the twirly axis of the sculpture, your 2d universe is a plane orthogonal to this axis. This plane moves along the time axis (well maybe the whole of plane-time is in existence from the outset and it just appears to move to the various circular inhabitants). As a circle you encounter rocks along the way, hindering yor passage. Then at in your twilight years you diminsh again to a point and finally disappear.

Just add a dimension and “this is you life”. Would have been funnier if exhibited middle-aged bulge.

Ko. 4:44 pm 06 Apr 11

In terms of extra skater prevention, I can see a potentially really cool feature on that artwork.

Going left to right, ollie up the centre and on the stainless steel part for sparky grinds, pop off back onto the base of the artwork and drop off the other end.

I give it til the weekend.

Grrrr 4:40 pm 06 Apr 11

Yes, what’s the 4D joke?

Were you thinking it looked like a Klein Bottle, or something?

housebound 4:30 pm 06 Apr 11

It looks like excrement on a coffin. If that’s the artist’s idea of life, he’s one sad character.

Thoroughly Smashed 3:59 pm 06 Apr 11

I like it.

What’s the four dimensional geometry joke? There don’t appear to be any of the distortions and/or intersections that I understand you get from projecting a four dimensional object in to three dimensional space.

Scratch2k 3:49 pm 06 Apr 11

I don’t know much about art but I know what I like, and I like this. It’ll be a bugger to clean graffiti off though.

KB1971 3:47 pm 06 Apr 11

It reminds me of a curly poo.

georgesgenitals 3:45 pm 06 Apr 11

Looks like a giant metallic dog needed to lay a cable.

troll-sniffer 3:37 pm 06 Apr 11

Pommy bastard said :

And we paid for this alleged “art”, how much exactly?

Philistine’s philistine. What a monotonous world you would choose to inhabit.

Although everyone has the right to like or dislike a work of art, to even suggest that this is not a work of art marks you as a rather introspective insensitive unappreciative dullard. Even those with little appreciation for the efforts of others have to marvel at the amazing execution of this work, I know for a fact that even with all the time in the world I could never accomplish something like this.

Have you even approached it close enough to appreciate it?

johnboy 3:27 pm 06 Apr 11

Hadley said :

Hasn’t that been unveiled for ages?

also yeah grumble grumble hard earned tax dollars on art ramble ramble how much of that could they have put towards a nice new carpark grumble ramble.

The fence was around it for a very long time, according to gossip to they could put more brutal anti-skate board defences in.

Hadley 3:26 pm 06 Apr 11

Hasn’t that been unveiled for ages?

also yeah grumble grumble hard earned tax dollars on art ramble ramble how much of that could they have put towards a nice new carpark grumble ramble.

Pommy bastard 3:07 pm 06 Apr 11

And we paid for this alleged “art”, how much exactly?

Solidarity 3:03 pm 06 Apr 11

Looks like an elaborate crypt.

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