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GAIA

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by Luke Jerram

What:
Light installation

When:
6-8 November 2020
18:00 -23:00

Where:
Holmens gate at Aker Brygge

Supported by:

In Greek mythology Gaia is a personification of Earth.

Measuring seven metres in diameter, Gaia features 120dpi detailed NASA imagery of the Earth’s surface. The artwork creates a feeling of awe for the planet, a profound understanding of the interconnection of all life, and a renewed sense of responsibility for taking care of the environment.

The artwork also acts as a mirror to major events in society. In light of the current pandemic, the artwork may provide the viewer with a new perspective of our place on the planet; a sense that societies of the Earth are all interconnected and that we have a responsibility toward one another.

I hope visitors to Gaia get to see the Earth
as if from space; an incredibly beautiful and
precious place. An ecosystem we urgently
need to look after – our only home.

  • TEAM
  • Specifications

Concept and creation: Luke Jerram
Project Manager: Leela Thornfield

Audio-visual installation
Inflatable installation
Diameter: 7m
Sound system

LUKE

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JERRAM

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UK

Luke Jerram’s multidisciplinary practice involves the creation of sculptures, installations and live arts projects. Living in the UK but working internationally since 1997, Jerram has created a number of extraordinary art projects which have excited and inspired people around the globe. Jerram has a set of different narratives that make up his practice which are developing in parallel with one another. He is known worldwide for his large scale public artworks.

Website: My Earth

PROGRAM 2019

P19

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