Go Behind the Cover Story of NYIT Magazine
June 15, 2015
The spring 2015 cover of NYIT Magazine features the 3-D sculptural installation series, "The Unbearable Lightness and Heaviness of Being," by Yuko Oda, associate professor of fine arts.
View photos of her work:
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Associate Professor Yuko Oda was inspired to create the butterfly sculptures during an artist’s residency where she worked on an organic farm.
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The purple background of NYIT Magazine’s cover was chosen to make the artwork pop.
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To create the delicate sculptures, Oda used Autodesk’s Maya software and rapid prototyping 3-D printing technology.
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In April 2015, ’The Unbearable Lightness and Heaviness of Being’ displayed at OZASAHAYASHI Gallery in Kyoto, Japan.
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Butterflies often appear in Oda’s artwork.
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This still of the 3-D animation ’Imaginary Mountaintops’ is another project created by Oda.
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Oda collaborated with French musician Lise on the 3-D animation exhibited in New York City and Paris in the first half of 2015.
Watch Oda's 3-D animation "Imaginary Mountaintops" on YouTube
and check out her portfolio on yukooda.com
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