The Weight of Light

2012
plastic, fishline, glass beads, steel thread & frames; aluminum & monofilament
in situ

Thousands of discs cut from plastic water bottles are threaded together into masses suspended in an atrium to follow the path of the Milky Way overhead on summer nights. Along the wall, groups of spinal-curved arcs threaded with monofilament form a path of lines against which anyone pausing to rest appears to hover.

Permanent installation at Cirque du Soleil Headquarters, Montreal, Canada (corporate collection)