cloud made from 6,000 light bulbs by caitlind brown
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sep 19, 2012
cloud made from 6,000 light bulbs by caitlind brown


cloud made from 6,000 light-bulbs by caitlind brown
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conceived by calgary-based artist caitlind brown, her project ‘cloud’, a life-sized interactive light installation engages the public
to participate by standing beneath the structure and pulling lights on and off, creating the flickering aesthetic of an electrical cloud.
developed using steel, metal pull-strings, and over six-thousand illuminated and burnt light bulbs, the project reimagines waste and
implements the excess in an interactive art exbition.

‘cloud’ was part of the nuit blanche all-night contemporary arts festival in calgary, canada.


cloud made from 6,000 light-bulbs
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mix of burnt and illuminated bulbs
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detail of the bulbs
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user interaction
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user interaction
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video demonstration


project installation
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set up and site installation
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transporting the installation into the venue
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detailed light diffusion in an outdoor environment
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construction and wire frame planning
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detail
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wire frame with bulb housing
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detail of the bulb housing
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electrical wiring and setup
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electrical circuitry
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welding and frame construction
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installation of the webbing frame
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box of burnt light bulbs
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