In the late summer of 2013, Daedalus Design and Production was to build the set for The Acting Company’s production of William Shakespeare’s Hamlet and Tom Stoppard’s Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead, currently running through February 1st, 2014 at the Pearl Theater in NYC.
In the winter of 2014, the New York Botanical Gardens held it’s annual Orchid Show. This years theme was Key West Contemporary. Daedalus built and installed replicas of elements from Raymond Jungles’ iconic Susan Henshaw Jones garden located in Key West Florida.
Palm Tree Details Back in August of 2013 Daedalus was contacted by the Marlborough Gallery inquiring about building a 25′ tall flat black palm tree for an outdoor art exhibit. From September 2014 – February 2015 artist Drew Heitzler’s “Long Wharf Monument” will be on display as part of the Marlborough Gallery’s “Broadway Morey Boogie” exhibit.
In the spring of 2014, Daedalus built and installed replicas of elements from the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller garden located in Seal Harbor, Maine. These pieces were part of a garden-wide exhibition that celebrated America’s most influential women in landscape architecture and design that were active during the early 20th-century.
In September of 2013, Daedalus reconstructed Vasilily Kandinsky’s murals for the Juryfreie Kunstschau (Jury-Free Art Show) held in Berlin in 1922, a utopian project designed by Kandinsky and executed by his Bauhaus students. “Vasily Kandinsky: From Blaue Reiter to the Bauhaus, 1910-1925” is currently on exhibit at the Neue Gallery until February 10, 2014.
In April of 2013, Daedalus was hired to fabricate and install a display for Nike’s “Superheroes” shoe release, held at Harlem’s House of Hoops.
In May of 2013, Daedalus worked with the New York Botanical Garden to build and install an Italian Renaissance garden, inspired by Europe’s first botanical garden, created in 1545 at the University of Padua in the Venetian Republic. Presently open to the public, it is part of a show about wild medicinal plants and...
Set Creative commissioned a window display for the release of a new Nike shoe model, comprised of routed backdrops for displaying the shoes and light boxes with text.
Living room and kitchen set constructed for the Atlantic Theater production of The Lying Lesson, starring Carol Kane and directed by Pam MacKinnon. Currently running at the Linda Gross Theater, 336 W 20th St.
In February of 2013, Daedalus was once again asked to build the stage for Mathieu Mirano’s Fall/Winter 2013 Collection fashion show during the NYC Fashion week. Inspiration for the collection and stage was drawn from a rare type of meteorite called a “pallasite”. http://mathieumirano.com/collections/fw2013/
Daedalus was commissioned by the Manhattan Theater Club to construct a weathered wall and wooden floor for the off-Broadway production of The Madrid, starring Edie Falco and directed by Leigh Silverman, running currently.