The house with the view that's always changing

Now at Art Omi: A house that spins. Yep. That's a video clip of it above.

From the exhibit blurbage for ReActor:

ReActor is the newest work in an experimental, performative series of "social relationship architecture" designed and built by internationally renowned architect-artist duo Alex Schweder + Ward Shelley.
Located in Architecture Omi's Field 01, ReActor is a habitable sculpture, where Schweder + Shelley will live in full view of Omi's audience. The 44-foot by 8-foot structure rotates 360-degrees atop a 15-foot concrete column in response to its inhabitants' movements, exterior forces, and interior conditions, making visible the intimate relationship between architecture and its inhabitants.

This week T Magazine has excerpts from Schweder and Shelley's diary of living in the house for five days earlier this month.

There's another performance/habitation (?) September 24-25, and then a five-day performance October 6-10.

Spinning house or not, Art Omi and its Fields Sculpture Park in Ghent (in Columbia County) is a worth a visit sometime. Big sculpture works are set in a gently rolling landscape. It's beautiful and peaceful and weird (in a good way). And admission is free.

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