if you watch the sun descending as it sets behind the horizon line you may be lucky enough to see a phenomenon called the ‘green ray’. inspired by the appearance of this phenomena, jotta studio’s ‘green ray’ lighting installation embodies the rising and falling of the arizona sunset. the semi-circular sculpture floats just above the water level, using the reflection of the water to complete its form into a full sphere.


jotta studio’s ‘green ray’ lighting installation embodies the rising and falling of the arizona sunset

 

 

powered by using solar energy, london based multi disciplinary jotta studio‘s installation links our dependence on the life-giving elements of sun and water. at night, the lighting design becomes illuminated to create one full cycle of the sun’s movement. gradually, the sun shifts through the hues of the color spectrum towards a blood orange sunset, and finally at twilight, it reveals the fleeting moment of the ‘green ray’, before resting on the blue hour of the night.


gradually, the sun shifts through the hues of the color spectrum towards a blood orange sunset


at night, the lighting design becomes illuminated to create one full cycle of the sun’s movement


jotta studio’s installation links our dependence on the life-giving elements of sun and water


the semi-circular sculpture floats just above the water level


the color spectrum presented in the lighting installation

 

 

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