megan geckler produces immersive rainbow cube installation in LA
megan geckler produces immersive rainbow cube installation in LA megan geckler produces immersive rainbow cube installation in LA
jun 21, 2016

megan geckler produces immersive rainbow cube installation in LA

megan geckler produces immersive rainbow cube installation in LA




a 10x10x10 aluminum structure supports the woven ‘rainbow cube’ by installation-artist and sculptor megan geckler. intertwining the form are thousands of strands of florescent flagging tape — geckler’s signature material — in a spectrum of colors including pink, blue, yellow, green, and silver.

megan geckler rainbow cube installation LA CA
at the threshold of the 10x10x10 foot structure
all images © megan geckler




when viewed from the exterior, the cube’s frenetic pattern resembles an extreme photographic closeup. enlarged to the point of recognition, individual pixels evolve from mere blips to distinguishable blocks of color. inside, the experience is completely different. backlit from outside, the translucent flagging tape takes on an ethereal quality. overlaid bands combine, creating vivid fields of violet, cyan, and ochre.

entrance, interior perspective




‘rainbow cube’ by megan geckler, was supported by a grant from the LA department of cultural affairs. it is currently on display at the los angeles municipal art gallery at barnsdall park, 4800 hollywood boulevard, until july 3rd, 2016.

megan geckler rainbow cube installation LA CA
closed doorway

looking up at the ceiling

megan geckler rainbow cube installation LA CA
corner close-up

three-quarter view of installation

megan geckler rainbow cube installation LA CA
exterior, door closed

construction images – from skeletal aluminum form to completed installation



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