Projects From The Logan Center for the Arts at the University of Chicago

Ari’s Book Wheel

Ari Feldman’s book wheel creation was based on Agostino Ramelli’s designs, published in 1588. This construction uses a system of gears to rotate several books in front of a stationary reader. Quite a way to get your reading done!

By The Bog of Cats

By The Bog of Cats, a University Theater production, featured this tree scenic element. Constructed in the Logan Shop, it consists of an OSB (wood) armature covered with chicken wire, burlap, muslin, and rosin paper. The structure was embedded with lights that were controlled through the console as part of the overall lighting design. Lighting…

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Unsuspending Disbelief Lobby Installation

The Logan Shop student staff worked tirelessly to fabricate and install Thansai Sethaseree’s ambitious installation in the Gidwitz Lobby for¬†Unsuspending Disbelief, an exhibition of international artists curated by Laura Letinsky. From fabricating rigging slings for a 40′ x 17′ painting to soldering custom LED lights, this project allowed the multifaceted skills of the Logan staff…

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