Stainless steel rod and hardware, LED programmable lights and anchors, electronics
Three bridges: Dimensions: 15′ x 100′ each.
Location: Wilmington Waterfront Park
Commissioned by: Port of Los Angeles, Wilmington, CA
Design, fabrication, and installation by artists Didier and Hess
Interactive lights bring a surging tide to the landlocked park. Imitating bioluminescent tides, these light assemblies are held in tension with cables; the strands are strong but quiver with the wind. The system synchronizes its display to real-time tidal data from the nearby port of Wilmington.
Topmost image by Oliver Hess