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Voice of San Diego
September 28, 2011

A Crooked House Sticking Out of a Building
By Kelly Bennett

There's a house being built on campus at UCSD. Crews have poured the slab and will be putting up steel framing in the next couple of weeks.

But this is no dorm expansion. Soon, the house will be hoisted and implanted askew on the edge of one of the Jacobs School of Engineering buildings, seven stories up. The house's "yard" will be a garden on the rooftop of the existing building.

The 15-by-18-foot house is called "Fallen Star" by Korean artist Do Ho Suh, and is a miniature version of a house in Providence, R.I. The artist moved from Seoul, Korea, to attend the Rhode Island School of Design in 1991, and remembers feeling like he was "dropped from the sky." Suh often pulls on themes of displacement and the feeling of home in his work.

UCSD has been assembling an art collection for 30 years — public sculptures by some of the world's leading artists. The collection is paid for with private donations and the pieces are commissioned for the exact spots where they'll go. This is the 18th piece. (Here's a map of the existing 17 sites.)

This piece is funded entirely by private donations and a $90,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts, said the collection director, Mary Beebe. From the UCSD press release:

"The engineering on this project has been really complex," said Beebe. "It's probably the most complex we've ever undertaken and it is fitting that it will be in residence at the Jacobs School, not far from another of the Stuart Collection's engineering feats, Tim Hawkinson's ‘Bear.'"