dan corson floats nebulous above amazon's brazil plaza in seattle
 
dan corson floats nebulous above amazon's brazil plaza in seattle dan corson floats nebulous above amazon's brazil plaza in seattle
oct 15, 2015

dan corson floats nebulous above amazon's brazil plaza in seattle

dan corson floats nebulous above amazon’s brazil plaza in seattle
all images courtesy of dan corson

 

 

 

multi-disciplinary artist and designer dan corson pays homage to the cloud in his installation at amazon’s brazil building in seattle, washington. called ‘nebulous’ the site-specific piece takes form as two large ‘clouds’ made of electronically controlled switch-glass, semi-transparent glass discs and LED fixtures. corson ties in two distinct concepts to the work, dealing with seattle’s notoriously temperamental weather patterns and digital storage. the intricacy of these systems eludes most, save for a few obvious exceptions, yet ‘clouds’ transport and store things all around us: both physically and virtually. simulated shadows of embedded LEDs are placed below the ‘nebulous’.


amazon’s plaza at night

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colored and frosted glass disks make up the sculpture

 


video courtesy of dan corson


armature shadows simultaneously appear and disappear depending on which panels are electrified

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sunshine casts dynamic shadows onto the plaza below


solar-charged LEDs create illuminated ‘shadows’ of the clouds overhead

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‘nebulous’

 

 

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