Odd Jelly Out

 

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Odd Jelly Out at Burning Man 2018. Photo courtesy Busboom Photography

 

One of ‘The best artwork[s] from Burning Man 2018’, The Independent, UK (Sept 3 2018).

Odd Jelly Out is the latest, large-scale sculpture project by Missy and Kim at the uckiood studio. Originally conceived to champion the ‘outsider’ and those on the fringes of society, it has evolved into a wide-reaching project whose influence has spread across the world, being featured in The Independent (UK), Vogue (NL), Designboom, Creapills (Fr) and My Modern Met. The OJO forms are playful and bold, both eliciting joy and encouraging a broader conversation about diversity, loneliness and marginalization.

Drawing inspiration from Jelly Babies – the iconic British candy – each Odd Jelly Out form is hand cast and created from fiberglass, glass, mirror and steel. All forms are LED-lit internally for colorful and glowing night-time use.

Variations of the Odd Jelly Out project have been shown at Burning Man, Black Rock City NV (2017, 2018), the Desert Arts Preview in San Francisco CA (2018), the Arts-A-Glow festival in Burien WA (2018) and the Luminata festival in Seattle WA (2018).

The OJO family diaspora has spread to the US, South America and Asia, and a customized OJO was even taken on a NASA research mission to the Atacama Desert in early 2018!

Odd Jelly Out figures – large (4ft) and small (2.5ft), with customized styling in glass and mirror – are now ON SALE to the general public. DiscOJO (4ft with motorized turntable) is also available FOR HIRE for private events. For commissions, bespoke orders, pricing and more details, please contact us directly at missy@uckiood.com or kim@uckiood.com.

 

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Odd Jelly Out, 2018 (4ft x 2ft x 2ft, glass, fiberglass, mirrored glass, LEDs, steel and wood). Photo courtesy of K. C. Chan.

 

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OJO figure (4ft x 2ft x 2ft, glass, fiberglass, mirrored glass, LEDs, steel and wood)

 

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OJO figure (4ft x 2ft x 2ft, glass, fiberglass, mirrored glass, LEDs, steel and wood)

 

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OJO figures (4ft x 2ft x 2ft, glass, fiberglass, mirrored glass, LEDs, steel and wood)

 

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OJO figure (4ft x 2ft x 2ft, glass, fiberglass, mirrored glass, LEDs, steel and wood)

 

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OJO figure (detail)

 

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OJO figure (4ft x 2ft x 2ft, glass, fiberglass, mirrored glass, LEDs, steel and wood)

 

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DiscOJO (4ft x 2ft x 2ft, mirrored glass, fiberglass, LEDs, steel and wood). Photo courtesy of Gordon Bluechel

 

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DiscOJO at the Arts-A-Glow Festival, Burien WA, 2018

 

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DiscOJO at the Arts-A-Glow Festival, Burien WA, 2018

 

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DiscOJO at the Luminata Festival, Seattle WA (2018)

 

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OJO on a NASA mission to the Atacama Desert, Chile (2018). Photo courtesy of Sarah Seitz

 

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Customized OJO complete with NASA backpack (2018)

 

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Odd Jelly Out, 2017 (1.5ft x 6in x 7in, steel, enamel, plaster)

 

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