Featured video: Lava project
There are few places in the world to watch a flowing stream of lava. Hawaii and Iceland come to mind. Add Syracuse to the list. Okay, there hasn’t been a volcanic eruption here lately, but outside of the Comstock Art Facility, the lava is flowing. In a collaborative project, sculpture professor Robert Wysocki and Earth sciences department chair Jeff Karson are exploring the possibilities of the molten rock as an art form and a natural phenomenon—one pour, one crucible at a time. “This real world experience solidifies what I want to do in my career”, SU students say.