CL:OC a kinetic installation by GROSSE 8
CL:OC   a kinetic installation by GROSSE 8 CL:OC   a kinetic installation by GROSSE 8
jan 18, 2013

CL:OC a kinetic installation by GROSSE 8

‘CL:OC’ – a kinetic installation by GROSSE 8image © designboom



‘CL:OC’ is a kintetic installation in which twenty-eight motors power a series of hanging fluorescent tubes that dance vertically in the air, arranging themselves to express the time via a display of digital numbers. created by german design collective GROSSE 8 (gerrit kress, edgar martinez, stephan müller), the functional sculpture sees the lighting modules form abstract linear visuals as they transition each minute to change the display. the large-scale work is making its debut as part of the passegen off-site program of interior design week cologne which runs concurrently with imm cologne.



fluorescent tubes transition across the installation plane displaying the time

video © designboom



the fluorescent tubes move vertically in the air to change the timeimage © designboom



28 motors power the lighting elementsimage © designboom



all of the tubes organized before beginning their workimage © designboom



15:32image courtesy of GROSSE 8



view from the control boardimage © designboom



from left to right: stephan müller, gerrit kress, and edgar martinez of  GROSSE 8 design collective
image © designboom

  • a collective visual mess to the viewer of these images
    “Less is more. More is less.”
    in presentation knowledge of the whole visual field in which you are presenting in is paramount.

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