Monday, October 26, 2009

(1) White Noise/White Light, Howeler + Yoon Architecture, Athens, Greece, 2004 -- "Semi-flexible fiber-optic strands, arranged in a fading grid, responded to the movement of pedestrians through the field by emitting white noise and white light."
(2) Shake Pole, Richard Box, Cumbria, England, 2006 -- "831 fluorescent tubes powered by the electromagnetic field surrounding overhead power lines."
(3) The Lightning Field, Walter De Maria, Western New Mexico, 1977 -- "It is comprised of 400 polished stainless steel poles installed in a grid array measuring one mile by one kilometer. The poles -- two inches in diameter and averaging 20 feet and 7½ inches in height -- are spaced 220 feet apart and have solid pointed tips that define a horizontal plane."

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