Author Archives: Hydrodynamica | Loft 9 Gallery
A few years ago Hydrodynamica Project photographer Ryan Field developed a technique for photographing surfboards and objects associated with the Hydrodynamica here in the loft. He built a lighting structure and experimented with a variety of formats. The results were … Continue reading
New Surfboard Exhibit Opens in East Village The genius of Bob Simmons comes together in Hydrodynamica By Jared Whitlock, San Diego Magazine Legendary surfer Bob Simmons was a lot of things: a Caltech dropout, moody, eccentric, and most of all, … Continue reading
Opening night was a huge success. Thank you to all who attended, participated and made the event possible. The exhibit is free and open to the public from now through March 9, 2012. Public viewing hours are Tuesday-Saturday from 10am-4pm. … Continue reading
The “Future” room is near completion, customized displays are being built and painted; huge prints will cover two main walls in the the “Remember” room. Film edits are being completed, surfboard and artifact descriptions are being finalized, signage is going … Continue reading
“Bob Simmons, Pioneer of the Modern Surfboard, Gets a New Exhibit” by Dennis Romero, LA Weekly, January 26, 2012 The tale of Bob Simmons, a pre-beatnik surfer from Pasadena, who dropped out of Caltech and then avoided World War II … Continue reading
Most of the pieces for the “Remember” room have been hung. Now it’s onto the “Future” room with new pieces/surfboard artifacts by Carl Ekstrom (also featured in the “Remember” room), Daniel Thomson and Ryan Burch.
Carl and Denise Ekstrom visting Hydrodynamica/Loft 9 Gallery; Mark Weiner and Richard Kenvin hanging and arranging exhibit artifacts for the upcoming show.