Polytopia textile art in gold wallpaper geometric pyramids wall hanging

Polytopia at 401 Richmond Exhibition Opening – 9 November 2012, 5 to 7pm

November 9 to December 1, 2012 Red Room at 401 Richmond Galleries North lobby area 401 Richmond Street West, Toronto, Canada Monday to Friday 9:00 am – 7:00 pm Saturday 10:00 am – 6:00 pm Meet the Artists at the Opening 5:00  to 7:00 pm Friday, 9 November 2012 Protrusions Polytopia will be installed in the Protrusions exhibition that will show the work of four textile artists: Magda Wojtyra Lynn Kelly Robyn Thomas Ying Yueh-Chuang … >> read more

Purple and yellow paper sculpture called Geom Fish.

The Reef Animated Gifs

Animated gifs of painted paper “fauna” elements against a textile sculpture background from the Reef project that was installed at upART 2011. There are a couple of Happy Sleepies in there, too.

Loading... Animated gif of a portion of the Reef textile art and painted paper sculptures installation by Happy Sleepy, aka Marc Ngui and Magda Wojtyra.

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Polytopia below Reef

Polytopia Photos

The best and most recent photos to date of the Polytopia textile art as it was installed as the “coral” component in the Reef installation at upART 2011.

Polytopia; post manufacturing industry textiles including canvass, upholstery, vinyl, nylon, foiled nylon wall covering, ripstop and waterproof fabrics, thread, staples; pyramid components 6 x 6 inches at the base x 7 inches tall, above installation at upART 2011 overall size 9 x 12 feet wide; 2011.

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Polytopia Takedown

It took months to make, a week to assemble, 4 hours to hoist up, 2 hours to nail in place, and only 1 hour to take down. It was kind of sad! This project has a lot of life of its own, in a way, and ripping out the staples felt like disecting some creature. I kept whispering to it that it shouldn’t worry, and that I hoped it didn’t hurt too much. A surprisingly … >> read more