Isaac Wilhelm

Isaac Wilhelm

Los Angeles, CA, US


'As'ah_Coat Rack

Comprised of two wooden sticks cast in naturally colored rammed earth, ‘As’ah interprets the timeline of drought in the American Southwest. One tree limb is from the Santa Monica Mountains, scorched by drought bushfires; while the other is a piece of sun and sea bleached drift wood washed ashore the Santa Barbara beaches after winter storms, marking the end of drought. The solid base, shoe rack, represents the resilient earth that withstands and endures the entire cycle. ‘As’ah is the Navajo word for long time, and in this context is representative of the lands perseverance through drought.

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Status: Under Construction
Location: Brentwood Heights, CA, US
My Role: Designer/Builder