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Red Hot Art at Iron Pour

They were playing --carefully-- with red hot iron at B.U on Friday. 

It was the eight annual Iron-Pour, as students melted down iron and poured the molten metal into molds to create pieces of cast-iron art.

The  student-artists were from eighth schools including Cornell, Syracuse, and the Rochester Institute of Technology.

"One of the real attractions to pouring iron is that it requires a lot of people so that it becomes a social thing rather than the artist all by themselves back at the studio somewhere," said BU professor of Sculpture, Jim Stark.

"Probably just seeing your stuff be cast and watching. It's amazing to watch molten metal just sort of shoot out of a furnace and go into a ladle. it's just really great," said BU Sophomore Shannon Swenson. 
 
The iron was heated to a temperature of more than 2,700 degrees to turn it into liquid.

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