Tag Archives: Collaboration

Steam Punk Tree House – Still Making Impressions

Way back in 2007 a group of random folks came together and built the Steam Punk Tree House in Oakland. Those folks remained friends and later evolved into what is now the collaborative group, 5 Ton Crane, makers of other, … Continue reading

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It’s Not Rocket Science… It’s Rocket Art

This article about the RGR, Sean Orlando and 5 Ton Crane was fun to read as I was transitioning from the 10 day Beakerhead install back into professional life. Working with 5 Ton Crane has opened a lot of doors for … Continue reading

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RGR, Beakerhead And The Canadian Rockies

I just returned from Calgary, where 5 Ton Crane installed the Ray Gun Gothic Rocket at the 1st annual Beakerhead festival of art, science and engineering. The RGR was well received by the event organizers and seemed to be enjoyed by most. More than … Continue reading

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Now Featured on Synapse – A Database For Collaborations Between Art & Science

I found this site on the tubes a while back and noticed that they were accepting submissions – so I submitted. Now I have my very own page among many very talented artists and scientists all doing really creative and interesting … Continue reading

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5TC featured on SFMOMA Blog

My friend, collaborator and fellow member of Five Ton Crane, the multi-talented Wendy Rolon was interviewed by the SFMOMA in regards to our latest installation, Oakland Sq,  in their window gallery. Read the interview here and note the last paragraph about my … Continue reading

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Sean Orlando At The DeYoung

Even though 5 Ton Crane is a collaborative group, there has always been organizational and leadership roles for every project that we have done together. Sean Orlando has often played that role because, well, he is really good at at. … Continue reading

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The Sub-Sonaruim

  As you may already know, Daniel Yasmin and I had our proposal approved for funding by the Burning Man art dept this year. We submitted a design for an interactive, immersive sound sculpture that uses vibrating springs and visitor participation to create … Continue reading

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SFMOMA’s ArtGameLab

Last summer SFMOMA  sent an open call out to Bay Area game designers, experience designers and conceptual artists.  They asked for inventive but low-cost ideas for games SFMOMA’s visitors can play in the galleries and other public spaces of the … Continue reading

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12 Bad-Ass 12yr olds Made A Giant Flower Sculpture Last Summer At The Crucible

The Bike Bridge – Part 1 from ONE ANT RED on Vimeo. The Crucible and BRAF hosted a project last summer which paired a collection of 12 year old girls from all over Oakland with Micheal Christian, a local artist. … Continue reading

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Sean Orlando And a Video Tour Of St Louise Studio And The Nautilus

Since 2007,  5 Ton Crane has been building large-scale, interactive art installations. Most of these projects have been led by Sean Orlando. He recently spoke at Landor in San Francisco. Here is a cool video that was shot as an … Continue reading

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