Scottsdale Public Art

Temporary Art

Dual Apparitions

Kendall Buster is an internationally recognized artist and a trained microbiologist whose site-specific work is influenced by cells and microbial objects.


Buster has been interviewed by Neda Ulaby on NPR’s Morning Edition as part of a series on art and science and was the recipient of a 2005 American Academy of Arts and Letters Award in the Arts.  She currently lives and works in Richmond, Virginia and is a Professor in the Department of Sculpture and Extended Media at Virginia Commonwealth University.


Dual Apparitions is Buster’s response to the Soleri Bridge.  The lightweight vessels are made from UV protected greenhouse shade cloth and provide a dramatic structural contrast with the bridge. The structures also offers a ghostlike experience to viewers both from a distance and within the tent-like vessels themselves. 

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