The diorama theaters are presented in a dark room where the only visible light appears through pierced photographic paper creating an idealized enviroment of a star-filled sky devoid of light pollution. The theaters contain hand built replicas of the playground structures found in the landscapes from the "Rocket Science" documentary series.
Constructed of photographic paper, metal, polymer, paint, paper, found elements from nature, and fluorescent bulbs.

Dioramas I
LAUREN ORCHOWSKI Dioramas I
"Rocket Over Water"
2008
24 1/4" x 25" x 23" (60 x 63 x 58 cm)
LAUREN ORCHOWSKI Dioramas I
"Rocket Over Water" (ladder and water detail)
2008

LAUREN ORCHOWSKI Dioramas I
"A Shot In the Dark"
2008
24" x 30" x 23" (60 x 76 x 58 cm)
LAUREN ORCHOWSKI Dioramas I
"A Shot In the Dark" (looking through rocket detail)
2008

LAUREN ORCHOWSKI Dioramas I
"Little Rocket, Starry Night"
2007
24 1/4" x 30" x 23" (60 x 76 x 58 cm)
LAUREN ORCHOWSKI Dioramas I
"Home of Cosmodrome"
2008
24 1/2" x 30" x 23" (60 x 76 x 58 cm)

LAUREN ORCHOWSKI Dioramas I
"Co-Traveler and Milky Way"
2008
24" x 25" x 23" (60 x 63 x 58 cm)
LAUREN ORCHOWSKI Dioramas I
"Co-Traveler and Milky Way" (chair detail)
2008

LAUREN ORCHOWSKI Dioramas I
"Rocket and Twist"
2007
24" x 30" x 23" (60 x 76 x 58 cm)
LAUREN ORCHOWSKI Dioramas I
"Rocket and Twist" (spiral stair detail)
2007

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"Los Angeles, Night"
2007
24" x 30" x 23" (60 x 76 x 58 cm)
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"Lunar Lander"
2007
25" x 24" x 23" (63 x 60 x 58 cm)

LAUREN ORCHOWSKI Dioramas I

2008

Installation view (left)
LAUREN ORCHOWSKI Dioramas I

2008

Installation view (right)

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