By integrating data and engineering with craft, Janet Echelman builds large-scale art that changes human interaction with urban landscapes. Made out of high tech fiber originally created for NASA, Echelman’s sculptures use natural elements to create an interactive experience for onlookers. She works with computer scientists, artisans and aeronautical engineers from all over the world to bring her massive works of art to life. With installations across the globe, she’s proven that art can truly change the fabric of cities.
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