starlight installation at burning man
starlight installation at burning man
dec 17, 2012

starlight installation at burning man



starlight’ by erich remash, jeremy berglund, don peterson and chad ingle is a sculptural installation that was presented at burning man 2012 and four other festivals. seven twelve-foot diameter plywood stars were placed in the black rock desert mapping out the constellation orion, creating a sense of place and a ‘heaven on earth’ effect. the stars are designed to appear aesthetically pleasing during day and night, appealing from great distances in order to draw in curiousity. constructed of CNC milled plywood and fir blocking patterns, repetition, scale and tension are used to combat the overwhelming scale of the black rock desert. as a result, each star is given its own unique lighting pattern. 

starlight installation at burning manorion’s belt at sunrise, image © trey ratcliff | main image © gleb tarro  

starlight installation at burning mantwilight, image © holger struppek   

starlight installation at burning mansaiph + rigel 

starlight installation at burning manbetelgeuse detail 

starlight installation at burning mandusty afternoon 

starlight installation at burning manbellatrix + betelgeuse

starlight installation at burning manbellatrix detail 

starlight installation at burning manbirds-eye view concept rendering



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  • Awesome. Looks like an alien invasion on Doctor Who.

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