Saturday, January 16, 2016

Net Sculpture Floats Over Oxford Circus


1.8 by American artist Janet Echelman is a net sculpture that is suspended 180 feet above Oxford Circus, London. It was inspired by 1.8, the length of time in microseconds that the earth’s day was shortened as a result of Japan's devastating 2011 earthquake and tsunami.




"The sculpture’s form was inspired by data sets of the tsunami’s wave heights rippling across the entire Pacific Ocean," says the studio. "The artwork delves into content related to our complex interdependencies with larger cycles of time and our physical world. The sculpture’s net structure is a physical manifestation of interconnectedness – when any one element moves, every other element is affected."
More: ArchDaily

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