Video of the assembly and construction of Shell Star, an installation for Detour: Design Renegade, an art and design festival in Hong Kong.

Shell Star was designed and constructed by Andrew Kudless (Matsys) + Riyad Joucka (HKU) In collaboration with Ricci Wong (Art Lab HK) and the students of the Architecture department of the Chinese University and Hong Kong University.

Pictures and video editing by Ricci Wong.

If Crookedstar Never Broke His Jaw

Let’s say Crookedstar never broke his jaw.

Obviously, he’d remain Stormkit. He’d have the typical cockiness of a RiverClan cat, but it would be more obnoxious due to being stared at and gushed over. After all, he was quite handsome!

Young Stormpaw would be a fantastic apprentice. He would have excelled in fishing and combat training and would have seemed to be a “perfect” cat.

Mapleshade would not meddle with his life. Everything would have been okay and there would have been far less deaths.

Hailstar would die in a battle against ThunderClan, and Shellheart would become leader. Shellstar would have the honor of giving his sons his warrior names. Rainflower would have suggested Oakheart, and Shellstar would pick the name Stormface in honor of his handsome looks. He would be stuck over Stormblaze and Stormface, but Rainflower would have helped decide.

Stormface would fall in love with Willowbreeze soon before becoming leader. Willowkit, Silverkit and Minnowkit would when Stormstar had been leader for two moons.

Stormstar would be a very respected leader. His deputy would be Ottersplash, and together the two would make RiverClan a mighty, powerful Clan. RiverClan would win Sunningrocks back from ThunderClan in a battle that would cost the life of Adderfang of ThunderClan. ThunderClan would be furious but wouldn’t be strong enough to fight back.

RiverClan would become the most powerful Clan, rivaled only by ShadowClan.

3D Scan for analysis in a DXF model done using Faro 3D Scanner by TopconHK

No. of Points : 170 Million No. of Set-ups : 10 Scanner : FARO FOCUS3D

Scanning Time : 1.5 hrs Data Processing : ~15 minutes Avg. Pt. Spacing : ~5 mm

ShellStar by Andrew Kudless & Riyad Joucka Fabrication by Art Lab