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. Installation 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