SJ8097 : Salford Quays, Aeolian Light

taken 6 years ago, near to Trafford Park, Trafford, Great Britain

Salford Quays, Aeolian Light
Salford Quays, Aeolian Light

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Aeolian Light, Salford Quays

Aeolian processes (alternative spelling eolian or ćolian) pertain to wind activity and are named after Ćolus, the Greek God of wind.

Ten metres square, Aeolian Light is a digital-physical artwork that responds to movement; if you walk through it, or if the wind blows, hundreds of tiny lights will flicker and form. Or, as the Quays Culture press release (LinkExternal link ) says, “As you walk through the artwork, the wind will be visualised as light in the space around you. When the wind blows hard the space feels chaotic and turbulent. On quieter evenings, the experience is calm and gentle.”

It is in place on the plaza between the Lowry Centre and its namesake shopping mall opposite from 18 December 2014 until 7 January 2015.

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Date Taken
Wednesday, 24 December, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 29 December, 2014
Geographical Context
Suburb, Urban fringe  People, Events  Docks, Harbours 
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Panasonic Lumix TZ60 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 805 971 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:28.2432N 2:17.6867W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 805 971
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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Night Scene  Illuminated  Salford Quays  Coloured Lights  Digital Artwork 

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