CL:OC   a kinetic installation by GROSSE 8
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jan 18, 2013
CL:OC a kinetic installation by GROSSE 8


‘CL:OC’ – a kinetic installation by GROSSE 8
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‘CL:OC’ is a kintetic installation in which twenty-eight motors power a series of hanging fluorescent tubes that dance vertically
in the air, arranging themselves to express the time via a display of digital numbers. created by german design collective GROSSE 8
(gerrit kress, edgar martinez, stephan müller), the functional sculpture sees the lighting modules form abstract linear visuals as they transition
each minute to change the display. the large-scale work is making its debut as part of the passegen off-site program of interior design week cologne
which runs concurrently with imm cologne.

 

 


fluorescent tubes transition across the installation plane displaying the time

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the fluorescent tubes move vertically in the air to change the time
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28 motors power the lighting elements
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all of the tubes organized before beginning their work
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view from the control board
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from left to right: stephan müller, gerrit kress, and edgar martinez of  GROSSE 8 design collective
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