HYATT PLACE HOTEL
mixed media, 2016, Emeryville, CA
rims #1 is an expansive hanging sculpture currently in the lobby of the Hyatt Place Hotel in Emeryville, CA.
The interlocking structure uses 135 recycled bicycle rims to cover 70 sq. ft. of ceiling and is inspired by historical chainmail. The specific pattern used to interlock each rim dates back to the 4th C. BCE.