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Kinetic Light Installation with 900 programmed white LED-spheres, steel poles, wire rope
173 x 107 x 12 ft / 53 x 33 x 4 , (length x width x height)

Hundreds of transparent white spheres, each embedded with a discrete, programmed, white LED light are suspended from a square grid of steel poles and cabling. They form a luminous white carpet across the Park's central Oval Lawn. The orbs are opportunistic, gently swaying with the wind currents from their positions of two-feet above the ground plane. They white LEDs are animated in large-scale patterns superimposing a virtual movement on top of the kinetic movement of the spheres. The sequence of light is a luminous treatment of urban public space across the dark seasons of the late fall and winter.

Madison Square Park, New York, NY, USA
16. November, 2017 - 26. March, 2018
Curated by Brooke Kamin Rapaport, Deputy Director and Martin Friedman Senior Curator, Mad. Sq. Art
Produced by UAP, New York - Brisbane - Shanghai
Fabrication of hardware & mechanical engineering by UAP
Fabrication of electrical components and on-site installation by Paramedia LLC
Custom electronics developed by Fernekes Designs

Madison Square Park Conservancy is the not-for-profit organization whose mission is to protect, nurture, and enhance Madison Square Park, a dynamic seven-acre public green space, creating an environment that fosters moments of inspiration. The Conservancy is committed to engaging the community through its beautiful gardens, inviting amenities, and world-class programming. Madison Square Park Conservancy is licensed by the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation to manage Madison Square Park and is responsible for raising 100% of the funds necessary to operate the Park, including the brilliant horticulture, park maintenance, sanitation, security, and free cultural programs for Park visitors of all ages.