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The Octagonal Living Unit: an eco-friendly, DIY kit house

An easy-to-assemble 400-square-foot kit house that will make a great studio, guest house, vacation cabin, or emergency housing.

The Octagonal Living Unit: an eco-friendly, DIY kit house

An easy-to-assemble 400-square-foot kit house that will make a great studio, guest house, vacation cabin, or emergency housing.

pledged of $21,000pledged of $21,000 goal
backers
Funding Unsuccessful
The project's funding goal was not reached on Thu, June 30 2011 10:00 PM UTC +00:00
Last updated September 29, 2017
 

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    Save the world....get fabulous prizes! Everyone who contributes will become a Creative Producer for the project and a participant in the OLU conceptual art and social media project. You will be confirmed as a member of the OLU facebook group and you can get email and twitter updates about the process of building the kit house, from the arrival of the panels to the hanging of the doors.

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    I will mail you a series of three photo postcards from past exhibitions with a personal note of thanks and you will receive the Creative Producer incentives.

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    You will receive a set of 10 art notecards with envelopes featuring "Heliotrope," the sunset bench seen in the video at timestamp 0:50. You will also receive all of the incentives reserved for Creative Producers.

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    I will send you a signed copy of Carbon and Oxygen, the small-run publication from my exhibition by the same name. It includes an insightful essay by Laura Hoptman. You also receive the Creative Producer incentives. Limit 35.

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    If you don't like t-shirts, I will send you the same Octagonal Living Unit two-color silk-screen on acid-free paper... and the Creative Producer incentives.

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    I will send you a signed 8 x 9 inch color carbon print from the project "The Metaphorical House." The image is a branch from the jatropha tree, the miracle tree of Haiti. You can see it in my video at timestamp 2:32...and you receive the Creative Producer incentives.

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    You can select an original drawing from the series "House Work." They are graphite, ink, tar paper, collage and house paint on acid-free mat board. Various sizes (6 x 8 up to 12 x 14). There are examples to the left and more at www.sculptorhouse.com/kickstarter.htm.

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    I will send you a signed 18 x 24 inch archival color print from the series “There Was An Old….” (the shoebox sculpture) You can see one of the prints in my video at timestamp 2:34. Both are archival inks and watercolor on acid-free paper. You also receive the Creative Producer incentives.

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    I will send you a signed and numbered limited edition color print from the series called "The Black Paintings." You can see an image of this print just to the left or in my video at timestamp 2:36. Printed with archival inks on archival cotton paper, this edition of one hundred prints measures approximately 16 x 19 inches. You also receive the Creative Producer incentives.

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    I'll send you a signed copy of my artist's book, "The Three Little Pigs: as it was originally passed into English folklore in 1620." When it was first published, this book was reviewed by Nancy Princenthal in "The Print Collector's Newsletter" and it's in a special collection of the Museum of Modern Art. The original edition of 1000 published by Gates of Heck is sold out. You also receive the Creative Producer incentives.

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    I will send you an original piece of sculpture made from the steel and polystyrene building panel. You can see an example in the video at timestamp 2:40. They are big, so shipping costs must be negotiated. ...I will also include an inscribed copy of "Homing Device," a 40-page color book of my sculpture published by Chroma Projects, an art laboratory.

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    You will reserve one of the first five OLU kit houses at the retail price, projected at 21 to 24K including structural insulated panels, Energy Star windows and doors, siding and roofing. I will come to your property and customize your OLU as a site-specific sculpture: advise you where to site your OLU in the landscape and what cladding to use and then I'll return to put grace notes on the house after it is finished. I will bring you an inscribed copy of "Homing Device" and a bottle of my favorite wine from southwest France. Beyond 150 miles, add travel costs.

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    I will come to your property and build a 12-foot version of the hexagonal rose arbor sculpture seen in the video at timestamp 0:57. When I come, I will bring you a signed copy of "Homing Device," and a painting from the "House Work" series. Travel and shipping costs to be negotiated.

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