Two Oaks Spanner

Two Oaks Spanner, 2015. Freedom Baird. Coroplast, plastic and metal hardware, nylon cord. 12 x 4 x 30 feet. Installed in Elm Park, Worcester, MA for Art in the Park 2015.

Two Oaks Spanner, 2015. Coroplast, plastic and metal hardware, nylon cord. 12 x 4 x 30 feet. Installed in Elm Park, Worcester, MA for Art in the Park 2015, Mid-May through mid-October 2015. Research contributed by William Roslansky, Artisan’s Asylum members. Iinstallation participation by Joe Wight, Greg Lowenberg, Art in the Park Worcester Staff, and Worcester Parks Department Staff.

Production and installation photos:

The site for Two Oaks Spanner: two oaks facing each other in Elm Park Worcester. Freedom Baird

The site for Two Oaks Spanner: two oaks facing each other in Elm Park Worcester

Installation planning and sketches for Two Oaks Spanner, 2015. Freedom Baird

Installation planning and sketches

Two Oaks Spanner maquette, 2015. Vinyl, branches, plywood, metal hardware, adhesive grass. Freedom Baird

Two Oaks Spanner maquette, 2015. Vinyl, branches, plywood, metal hardware, adhesive grass

Cutting the coroplast at the Artisan’s Asylum, Somerville, MA. Coroplast sourced at J. Freeman, South Boston, MA

Laying out the coroplast panels for Two Oaks Spanner on site. Freedom Baird

Laying out the coroplast panels on site

Installation of Two Oaks Spanner with help from the Worcester Parks & Recreation crew. Freedom Baird

Installation with help from the Worcester Parks & Recreation crew

Coverage of the Art in the Park exhibition installation in Artscope Magazine

Coverage of the Art in the Park exhibition installation in Artscope

Securing the panels around the tree trunks

Securing the panels around the tree trunks

Two Oaks Spanner, newly installed, Art in the Park 2015, Elm Park, Worcester, MA. Freedom Baird

Two Oaks Spanner, newly installed

Looking up at Two Oaks Spanner. Freedom Baird

Looking up at the piece

Two Oaks Spanner seen from a distance. Freedom Baird

Seen from a distance

Two Oaks Spanner in a Worcester Telegram cartoon by Brian Nelson

Two Oaks Spanner in a Worcester Telegram cartoon by Brian Nelson