Interlacing light & movement

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Plaza Mayor, Madrid


Janet Enchelman's sculpture hangs over the Plaza Mayor as complex net structure of engineered coloured fibres that are inter-connected and fastened together. The art installation gains fluidity by moving with the breeze and then a canvas for projected light at night.
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In the last four hundred years, people have gathered at Plaza Mayor to witness bull-fights and Spanish Inquisition burnings,

Today we gather together with art that explores our concept of time, to discuss ideas. This is a hopeful trajectory for humanity.

Janet Echelman


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Watch this TED talk for more of Echelman's work

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=10dkp-N0iwU

Janet Echelman


Echelman combines ancient craft with cutting-edge technology to create artworks that have become focal points for urban life on five continents.

http://www.echelman.com/about/