Art: San Francisco In Jell-O

San Francisco based artist Liz Hickok had quite some success and write-ups in the press for her work “San Francisco In Jell-O”.

And we think it’s really great.

Hickok a former student in Fine Arts at Mills College in Oakland California describes the “San Francisco In Jell-O” as following:

…This project consists of photographs and video, which depict various San Francisco landscapes. I make the landscapes by constructing scale models of the architectural elements which I use to make molds. I then cast the buildings in Jell-O. Similar to making a movie set, I add backdrops, which I often paint, and elements such as mountains or trees, and then I dramatically light the scenes from the back or underneath. The Jell-O sculptures quickly decay, leaving the photographs and video as the remains…


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link to Liz Hickok Jell-O project page






There are also some photo shots from the opening party for one of her latest exhibitions at Flickr.com.

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