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PLOP! is a family of three giant bean bags.
PLOP! is a place to sit, roll, relax, and play.
PLOP! was created for you to enjoy public spaces in a new way.
Named after their various forms, Hex, Pal, and Wedge will be popping up all over your city this summer. Combined they are made with over 60 yards of marine grade vinyl and filled with 650 cubic feet of styrofoam beads. They are water-resistant, anti microbial, and anti fungal.
PLOP! creates urban living rooms and encourages engagement. Many people can enjoy them at a time. It's a place for reflection, for pausing, for enjoying public spaces. Adding these bean bags turns public spaces into living rooms where everyone can be comfortable and relax. Take a recess for your life, take a minute to meditate, take a minute to connect. PLOP! is playful, accessible, and for everyone.
Plop! was created by Abby Cornelius (R) and Amy Scarpello (L)
Abby Cornelius is also a long time collaborator with artist Denise Burge, the two have created a variety of multi-media installations which have been shown at The Carnegie, in Covington, and the now defunct Hobo Haus. Abby is currently a member of the band Public Housin. In August 2015 she had her curatorial debut, at UC’s Niehoff Urban Studio, working with well know local and regional artists. Abby and Amy met while attending the Art Academy of Cincinnati. They have collaborated on a number of projects, most recently working together to curate a solo show of Cornelius's work at Live(In) Gallery in September 2014.
Amy Scarpello, is a Cincinnati native, born and raised on the West Side. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Sculpture from the Art Academy of Cincinnati, class of 2010, An active member of the Cincinnati art community, she along with Molly Donnermeyer, run Live(In) Gallery, which hosts monthly art shows out of their Brighton apartment. Amy is a partial owner of Pull Club Studio, a girl powered print and design studio. She is an active member in the Art Academy's Alumni Association serving on the Alumni Council. She has shown work at the Dayton Institute of Art, Semantics Gallery, and the Rosenberg Gallery in Baltimore. Amy works at ArtWorks, and is passionate about public art, placemaking, and engaging young, emerging and student artists.
Plop is made possible by a grant from People's Liberty!
Plop was created with help from amazing hearts and hands. Thank you to all of the friends, family, and volunteers who helped realize this project.
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