Shipyard Origami

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shipyard crane art

Dean Skira, a lighting designer, used almost 100 RGB LEDs on the infrastructure of shipyard cranes. This exhibition, titled Lighting Giants, is located in Croatia and was funded by the ministry of tourism. The LEDs follow a full spectrum of colors with 16,000 different options to choose from! shipyard light up all white

Lighting Giants was brought about due to a call for the relocation of this shipyard, many locals stating it to be an eyesore. Instead of disguising the cranes, the artist chose to make them the main focal point of his installation. With the bold colors accentuating their features, the shipyard cranes appear as oversized origami cranes. 

Pula, 04.05.2014 - U sklopu drugog Visualia festivala osvjetljene Uljanikove dizaliceshipyard last image photo

About the artist: he is a “lighting designer with over twenty years of experience in designing innovative lighting solutions for urban, landscape, commercial and residential spaces. Even in his early childhood he was fascinated by light and its sources, strongly influenced by his father’s professional work in…

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