FROM THE LAST TWO YEARS...

Please go to http://ghebaly.com/artists/joel-kyack to see current work from the last two years

The Knife Shop































































































































































The Knife Shop
23 ft. x 8 ft. x 9 ft.
wood, clip lights, folding table, scrap metal, NH license plates, mailbox, Sawzall blade, circular saw blade, branches, ping-pong balls, food coloring bottles, boombox box, HO-scale trees, wire, cardboard, glass, plastic, extension cords, power strips, insulation sheet foam, duct tape, rope, keg bucket, ice hockey stick, coffee cans, papier mache, paint, Modge Podge, hose, water, fountain pump, food coloring, steel horse, square steel, crank strap, sand bags, forging hammers, blacksmith gloves, fire bricks, torch, grinder, monitor, found chair, balloons, lether glove, DVD player, DVD, newspaper, shirt sleeve, hardware
2009
installed at Kunsthalle-LA, Los Angeles, CA

In Preparation for Right Arm Loss – Workweek Jerseys




In Preparation for Right Arm Loss – Workweek Jerseys
installation view and detail
dimensions variable
5 long-sleeve T-shirts, thread
2008
(Right sleeve is sewn to body of shirt. When worn it negates right arm usage.)

The Greater the Goal the Deeper the Hole


























The Greater the Goal the Deeper the Hole
created for the California Biennial 2008
bottom two images are from interior of shack
Wood, steel, aluminum, clothing, water, food coloring, Astroglide, hand pump, plastic tubing, tarps, grapefruit, plaster, rope, generator, lightbulb, hardware, wiring
Dimensions variable
Photo credit: Anthony Lepore

Double Barrel



Double Barrel
62" x 108" x 288"
wood, cinder blacks, duct tape, newspaper,
plastic bags, crates, hardware
2008

The Showoff





















The Showoff

67" x 36" x 36
wood, plaster, newspaper, paint, foam, HO scenic ground cover, HO wheel loader, desk lamp, dirt, hardware
2008

Build it up, tear it down, build it up again









































Build it up, tear it down, build it up again (Heavy Equipment Rental Facility Post-Board)

22” x 42” overall size, 127 cards total
select card details at actual business card size
pencil and pen on paper
2007

The Beginning of Time Machine





The Beginning of Time Machine
39” x 52” x 84”
wood, concrete, plastic, kid’s pool, water, fountain pump, hose, paint, tape, hardware
2008

Self-Portrait with Chimp


Self-Portrait with Chimp
12” x 15”
inkjet print
2008

Self-Portrait with Shark


Self-Portrait with Shark
12” x 15”
inkjet print
2008

It Just Doesn't Matter


It Just Doesn’t Matter
video still
infinite loop DVD
2007-8

Performance Surrogate #1























Performance Surrogate #1

dimensions variable
box fan with missing blade, extension cords, switch, switch box
(removal of one fan blade forces fan to move in circular motion)
2008

The Waterfall
























The Waterfall

dimensions variable
bucket, juice box, water, urine, video
2008

The Dam


The Dam
photograph of performance
19” x 24”
inkjet print
2006

Sculptural collaboration with dog


Sculptural collaboration with dog
2” x 11”
stick
2008

Radio Mountain









































Radio Mountain

66” x 61” x 62”
wood, MDF, sound board, newspaper, insulation, drywall, foam,
casters, FM transmitter, turntable, CD player, cassette player,
mixer, microphone, lamp, mattress, cables, hardware
2007-8

Proposition for a New Mountaineer



Proposition for a New Mountaineer
dimensions variable
wood, tent, fans, lights, watering can, outlets,
wiring, cord, tape, DVD (infinite loop), video hardware
2007

All Nature Dies


All Nature Dies
42” x 55”
marker and acrylic on magazine pages, tape
2007