/ frozen liquid /

Installation view

plaster liquid crystal installation view

A few dozen plaster objects are presented together as a group. Each is completely unique, a one time freezing of liquid. Videos which document the creation of the objects show how the living floppy liquid suddenly freezes into the permanent sculptural forms presented here. Sometimes the plaster monster manages to burst, and escape its fate as a fixed scuptural object. A stark constrast is drawn between the lifelike and the immobile.

View with LCD

plaster liquid crystal with video

An innovative mechanism was created to show the video. An LCD screen was emebedded flush with the surface of the table. The colored liquid crystals which hold the image were visible only in the reflection of the mirror.


plaster liquid crystal closeup

When the plaster is about to solidify it gets very hot. Sign that the beast is ready to rest.

shown at the ISE foundation



FIAF Crossing the Line 2010

/Farm City Fair/

Sept. 12, 2010 (11am-5pm)

The Invisible Dog Art Center

Miwa is presenting a new flavor 'Bergen St.' of NY Flavors Ice Cream as part of this year's Crossing the Line Festival


Free Store

/NY Flavors Ice Cream /

Feb. 19th and March 20th

99 Nassau St.

Miwa is presenting a new flavor 'Wall St.' of NY Flavors Ice Cream at the opening and closing of the Free Store


/Unnatural Acts and other illicit thoughts about nature/

Jan. 2-15, 2009

Broadway Gallery

Small quick show in a venerable downtown institution

Peekskill Project08

/PET Project and NY Flavors Ice Cream /

Sept. 13 - Nov. 23rd 2008

Peekskill, NY

Miwa is installing some PETs on the piers and will be serving a new flavor of NY Flavors Ice Cream for 2 days at the opening

Working Space 08

/Curated by Tatiana Arocha/

Aug 2 - Sept 20, 2008

Cuchifritos Gallery and Project Space

Artists employing a wide variety of media, from AAI's Rotating Studio Program, Fall 2007 and Spring 2008. Curated by Tatiana Arocha


/Summer Invitational/

Jul 10 - Aug 15, 2008

George Adams Gallery

A New York Flavors Ice Cream performance at the opening of a show called "Cool" at the George Adams Gallery in Chelsea. Miwa will be serving a new New York Flavored Ice Cream "34th St Herald Square" (kimuchi !).


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