The article features the Calystegia prototype from the Florals series.

suckerPUNCH Daily. “Calystegia.” Published June 6, 2011.

Excerpt from the Q&A:

sP: what or who influenced this project?

iS: The work of artists Jim Hodges and James Welling; Petra Blaisse textiles and prints; Sadie Winslow’s snapshots of Puerto Rican flora, Susan Yelavich’s lecture “Petrified Curtains, Animated Architextiles”

sP: what were you reading/listening to/watching while developing this project?

iS: Recent albums by Neon Indian, Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti, and Caribou; Tangerine Dream’s Rubycon; Michelangelo Antonioni’s L’eclisse; The Films of Kenneth Anger, Vol.1 and 2; Elizabeth Grosz’s Chaos, Territory, Art; György Kepes’s Vision + Value book series.

sP: whose work is currently on your radar?

iS: Elegant Embellishments, Loop.pH, Neri Oxman, Joris Laarman, formlessfinder, Ivana Franke.