ART
ARCHITECTURE
& HISTORY
in the Public Realm
Mercurial Sky, 2009
Artworks: Video

Artist
Dan Corson
Landscape Architect
Olin Partnership
Collection
City of Portland and Multnomah County Public Art Collection courtesy of the Regional Arts & Culture Council
Materials
Digital video on DVD
Dates
  • Created, 2009
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Description
Mercurial Sky is an ever-changing array of light played on LED tubes integrated into the Director Park Canopy. The digital video only emits from the lighted bars, and provides a sense of movement through an abstract tapestry of light and color. If you stand farther away, or look in nearby reflections, the images are compressed and give a clearer view of the video.

“I filmed images and patterns of natural phenomena like waves, clouds, fire, earthworms, and jellyfish to bring the movement...
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Location
SW 9th Ave & SW Taylor St.
Portland, OR 97204
United States

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