Glass Drawing 2021.Havana

Instalation

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Installation in the Faculty of Education

  • Title: Glass Drawing 2021.Havana
  • Art and Project: JC Olabe, MA Olabe & Xabier Basogain
  • Collaborators: 2nd year students of the Degree in Primary Education (Collaborative Work *)
  • Technique: Translucent vinyl on glass
  • Size: 1830 cm x 238 cm
  • Date: November 2021
  • Place: Study Room at the main entrance of the Bilbao Faculty of Education

Glass Drawing 2021.Havana is a stained glass window that represents a window that allows us to see the outside world.

It can be the window of a classroom, the window of a study room, the glass wall of a museum, or the command bridge of a large spaceship.

It is a wall that protects us from the outside, but unites us to it.

It is made up of 10 three-dimensional units.

Each unit is a cube slightly larger than the size of a human being (2.4 meters x 2.4 meters x 2.4 meters).

In turn, each cube is made up of 8 incomplete cubes (three of its twelve edges have been eliminated).

The external shape is hexagonal and in turn encompasses 6 other internal hexagons.

Windows: between these hexagons there are 12 diamond-shaped windows oriented to the three coordinate axes.

Each of the 8 incomplete cubes is based on the numbers 2, 3, and 4.

Four edges at the base and three columns that join the two upper edges.

Each unit is distributed between two adjacent glass panels.

Each panel connects a unit on the left with another on the right, giving continuity to the design.

The sun illuminates the north-south, east-west, and front-back axes with different intensity.

This lighting determines the color of the edges of the structure.

The distribution of colors is carried out through the three axes of solar lighting.

There is a continuity of orange and yellow colors on the north-south and back-forward axes.

On the east-west axis there is a sequence of two colors per panel. These colors are repeated three times. This produces a periodicity on the east-west axis based on the first two primes: two and three. The east-west axis color pattern explores the different permutations of 8 segments with two colors.

This window is designed to use external solar lighting as a light source and the great luminous value of the external sheet of water.

This aquatic reflection is expected to extend the chromatic and structural value of the stained glass window to the ceiling of the classroom.

This window presents three modes of observation

In the closest mode, the local, the contrast and harmony of colors and basic geometric elements (triangles, rhombuses, rhomboids and hexagons) prevail.

In the intermediate mode, viewing one panel and the two adjacent ones, the three-dimensional structure of the cubes of a size slightly greater than the size of the human being (2.4 meters x 2.4 meters x 2.4 meters) prevails, and the chaining of these cubes.

In the farthest mode, in which we can see the total of the stained glass window, the architectural value of the structure prevails. It is a self-supporting construction of great structural robustness that at the same time allows to see the exterior in a diaphanous way.

This stained glass window contains a total of 130 individual windows, each with its own harmony of colors.

This configuration divides the outside world into 130 interrelated segments identifiable by the colors of the window from which they are viewed.

This stained glass window connects the interior space of the classrooms with the exterior garden space.

This allows it to be shared by citizens when they are students and when they are walkers.

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Complete Design Glass Drawing 2021.Havana

Make of instalation Glass Drawing 2021.Havana

Installation, Design and Collaborators

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Study Hall (before and after)

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Collaborative Work

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The students of the subject Organization of the School Center of the 2nd year of the degree in Primary Education of the Faculty of Education of Bilbao have carried out the artistic installation.

The student body has been organized into teams of 3-4 people. 10 teams have been formed from group A, and another 10 teams from group B.

 

Participating students
ALVAREZ VIVAR JONE
AMONDARAIN ITURRIONDOBEITIA ANE
ARETXAGA BLANCO ANDER
ARISKETA ARMENDARIZ ANDER
ARIZTEGI LOPEZ OLATZ
ARNAEZ GOMEZ IRUNE
ARRUTI BERRIO-OTXOA ELENE
BARGOS GOMEZ IRATI
BAZ DOÑABEITIA OIHANE
BELLOSO MONGELOS, AMAIA
BENITO ARANA IZARO
BENZYANE IKRAME
BILLALABEITIA SAENZ EIDER
CACHEIRO DIAZ ENEKO
CARRERAS MANTECON GARAZI
CERRADA GALACHE, UXUE
COIRA HOYOS OLAIA
DAFONTE VEGA PABLO
DE ANDRES VALLEJO ALAIA
DEL POZO MAYO AITOR
DIEGUEZ DUQUE LEIRE
DOUKKARE ABOUSOLIMAN FATIMA ZAHRA
ETXEBARRI OREGI ANDER
ETXEBARRIA URKIZA MIKEL
FERNANDEZ RUIZ ALBA
GARCIA CASTILLA AINHOA
GARCIA PARADA MARTA
GARCIA RUBIO IRATI
GARZON BAÑALES AINARA
GONZALEZ JUEZ NAIA
IGLESIAS NAVEIRA HAIZEA
LEON LIVIA
LEON GONZALEZ AITOR
LEZAMA DOS SANTOS VANUSSA
LOPEZ DE CASTRO PRIETO SARA
LOPEZ DE LA CRUZ LAURA
LOZANO ALLENDE UXUE
MARTIN PRIETO ANDREA
MOLANO LLAGUNO AITANA
MURILLO DOMINGUEZ IRAIA
OLMEDA MUGICA LAURA
ONETXA PEREZ ANE MIREN
OROZCO GALAN MARIA
OVEJERO JAUREGUI ALAZNE

PEREZ RUIZ MAIALEN
PEREZ SAIZ MIREN JONE
PROAÑO FLORIDO MARIA
QUIJADA HERNANDEZ MAIALEN
QUINTANILLA BURGOS AMAIA
REQUERO GIL IRATI
RODRIGUEZ HOLGUIN MARKEL
RUIZ MENA HAIZEA
SAGASTIZABAL LOZANO OLATZ
SAGASTIZABAL SAEZ AITZIBER
SANCHEZ MARTIN IZARBE
SANCHEZ MATEOS MARIA
SANTURTUN MOLINERO IÑIGO
TABOADA GARCIA LEIRE
TERAN DE LA TORRE LEIRE
URIARTE TORRE NAIA
URIBARRI BASTERRETXEA IKER
URIONA FERNANDEZ BITTOR
VAAMONDE MONTERO OIHANE
VALLEJO BARREIRO EIDER
ZARATE SANZ, UXUE

Teacher: Arantzazu López de la Serna

 

Design

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Graphic design of Glass Drawing 2021.Havana

  • Colors: 15 (Lime, Pink, Violet, Azure, Turquise Blue, Cherry, Blue Intensive, Light Blue, Light Green, Cobalt, Turquise, Crimson, Orange, Yellow, Golden Yellow)
  • Geometries: rhombuses, triangles, hexagons, prisms, ...

Series 2021.Havana

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Icon of Glass Drawing 2021.Havana

​​​​The artistic work 2021.Havana presents a series in different formats (flags, cups, posters, folders).

Collaboration

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Participation / Collaboration: if you want to collaborate in this initiative (in the FEB or in any other UPV / EHU center, or in an external center) send an email to arantzazu.lopez@ehu.eus

Fotos Glass Drawing 2021.Havana