Prototyper: James Carl Finds Original Form
Fall 2015, pp. 136-141
By Ann Ireland
Creature-like sculptures emerge from boxes and packing material in James Carl’s studio in west-end Toronto. Some pieces are en route to galleries and museums; others have just returned from exhibitions. The studio is long and narrow, with a window set high at one end. For the past years, Carl has been working with venetian blinds, weaving them into biomorphic forms, using a triaxial weave that allows, and indeed encourages the viewer to peek in and perhaps imagine herself entering the sculpture….
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jalousie (pink), 2009
82″ (h) x 60″ (l) x 64″ (w) – approx.