LA Maker: Smilee Barnacle

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In an age of complex digital design LA artists and architects are turning to specialty fabricators to build their concepts. Artist and maker, Smilee Barnacle, whose client list includes Shepard Fairey, Andrea Zittel, Mark Bradford, and architect Tom Wiscombe, talks about “making” in LA’s new age of manufacturing, and reflects on the impact of the computer on the tradition of crafting ones art.

gloria.jpg
Part of an installation for the Venice Bienale 2011,
"Gloria," designed by Allorra & Calzadilla,
and built by Barnacle Brothers

Credits

Guest:
Smilee Barnacle - Barnacle Brothers Sculpture and Custom Fabrication - @BarnacleBros

Host:
Frances Anderton