January 9 – February 17, 2006
Reception: Thursday, January 12, 2006, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
:: Slide show "Pamplona, inside"
Sculptor DeWitt Godfrey,
installed, in the CAC Gallery, a monumental physical presence.
Working with large cylinders that are formed out of plate steel
and measure two to seven feet in diameter, Godfrey will place
these flexible forms within the physical boundaries of a chosen
In Godfrey’s installations his shapes exert their force on each other,
interacting with gravity, load, weather, urban activity, and architecture,
and leaving much to happenstance. Godfrey describes his activity as lying
somewhere between “comfortable and impossible”. At each site the system
of cylinders will be made expressive by its context and will be large enough
to invite physical intervention from viewers. They exert a presence to
be discovered, sought, and explored.
A simultaneous exterior installation entitled Pamplona is being presented at Café Pamplona
in Harvard Square for Public Art/Moving Site.
:: Slide Show "Pamplona"
Godfrey is the first
of three artists participating in the traveling public art project
Public Art/Moving Site, an innovative public art project that stretches
the concept of “site”. Cambridge, MA, Bellows Falls, VT, and New Haven,
CT collaborate to host a series of three public art installations that
offer audiences an opportunity to consider public art in its ability to
make geographic and cultural connections through a variety of forms and