John Rudel worked with student’s of Norfolk’s Emerging Leaders program to create “Eyes”, a kinetic sculpture that relates to the traditional summer camp craft project called “God’s Eyes”. Student’s worked to cut and bend then grommet aluminum elements onto grid panels. John used the eyes of his three children for this public work – which in turn – asks viewers to consider who is watching them. Designed to move and shimmer in the wind – the images are made of aluminum units that mimic computer pixels – thus reminding us of our ability to connect deeply and emotionally even through technologically mediated experiences. “Eyes” is located in the MacArthur North Parking Garage facing Monticello Ave. across from the NORVA.
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Day 4: Celebrating the 10-Year Anniversary of Norfolk Public Art

#norfolkVA Ever have a wink come your way on Monticello Avenue? Chances are yes if you’ve passed ‘Eyes’ by John Rudel on the parking garage across from the Norva, which is why we’re showcasing it on day four of celebrating 10 years of Norfolk Public Art. Keep an eye on Norfolk ARTS

Posted by City of Norfolk Government on Sunday, October 16, 2016

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