Hack The House

An engineering challenge for youth, ages 14-21.

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When

Thursday, Sept 14 | 12pm-5pm
Friday, Sept 15 | 12pm-10pm
Saturday, Sept 16 | 11am-10pm
Sunday, Sept 17 | 11am-5pm

Where

Contemporary Calgary
701 11 St SW
Calgary, AB

Immerse yourself in a realm where art meets the extraordinary, crafted by the innovative artist Ken Hacke. Presenting a series of remarkable sculptures that mimic the sheer elegance of ice – yet they don’t melt. With a mesmerizing glow emanating from within, each piece beckons viewers to lose themselves in its ethereal light and crystalline structure.

Crafted meticulously in a low poly style, these sculptures strike the perfect balance between abstraction and precision. While the discernible shapes make them recognizable, the minimal details invite viewers to dive deep into their imagination, piecing together the missing intricacies and weaving their own stories.

Drawing inspiration from the fractal nature of reality, where colossal wonders are built from tiny, repeated elements, Ken’s creations serve as a reminder of the intricate patterns that bind our universe. The meticulously lit edges of the sculptures guide the flow of light, illuminating not just the outer periphery but also revealing the mesmerizing geometric patterns within. As the light refracts, it paints a dance of luminance and shadow, embodying the synergy of structure and chaos.

Supported by: Suncor, Government of Alberta, Alberta Foundation for the Arts, Funded by the Government of Canada