mammatus for hartsfield jackson airport by christopher moulder
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dec 04, 2012
mammatus for hartsfield jackson airport by christopher moulder


‘mammatus’ for hartsfield-jackson airport by christopher moulder
images courtesy of the artist

 

 

the city of atlanta has commissioned artist christopher moulder to create an installation for the new hartsfield-jackson
airport international arrivals hall. influenced by the otherworldly formation of mammatocumulous clouds, ‘mammatus’
is grounded in the physics of catenary curves. using over 8 miles of nickel-plated bead chains, the large sculpture is lit
with 30 color-kinetic RGB LED light luminaries that are programed to change color according to the date and time of day. 

 

 


preview in the artist’s workshop

 

 


seam detail

 

 


seam detail

 

 


frame and bead chain detail

 

 


mammatus being built in the artist’s workshop

 

 


artist at work

 

 


final touches

 

 


installed at the hartsfield-jackson international airport

 

 


installed

 

 


color-coded for july 4th

 

 


color changes

 

 

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