Today I am looking at the solar powered kinetic glass Chandelier by Luke Jerram. These solar powered kinetic chandeliers consist of dozens of glass radiometers, which shimmer and flicker as they turn in the sunlight. Altering their speed with the subtle changes in lighting conditions, the vanes of each radiometer speed up and slow down throughout the day. The artworks have been created for exhibition at the Heller Gallery, NYC opening June 8th.
Luke Jerram’s multidisciplinary practice involves the creation of sculptures, installations, live arts projects and gifts. Living in the UK but working internationally since his career began in 1997, Jerram has created a number of extraordinary art projects which have excited and inspired people around the globe.
And, if you have seen Luke’s Glass Microbiology series, stop and take a look.
A big thank you to Stephen Richard, author of Glass Tips, for sending me an email to tip me off about Luke’s work.
IT IS FRIDAY!!!
I get songs stuck in my head. This week it has been Fix You by Coldplay. Does this ever happen to you?
Everybody wants to save the earth; nobody wants to help Mom with the dishes.
- P. J. O’Rourke
Live it up and do something out of the ordinary for someone else this weekend. A small gesture can make a big difference.
Happy Mother’s Day and I’ll see you back here on Monday.