Heartwood: Te Ruru Light Festival: Lake Rotoroa pop-up 2020

McConnell, Luke and Long, Jason and Moore, Aiden (2020) Heartwood: Te Ruru Light Festival: Lake Rotoroa pop-up 2020. Te Ruru Light Festival 2020: Lake Rotoroa Pop-up, Lake Rotoroa, Hamilton Lake Domain, New Zealand.

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A light and sound installation bringing an ancient tree to life. The work used light and sound to create the illusion of a heartbeat emanating from the heart of the tree. The work helps viewers consider the life of a tree and recognise it as a living being that, like us, is born, lives, and dies. The red pulsing lights which illuminated the core of the tree created artery like forms from the base of the tree up into the canopy.

Item Type:Contribution to a Show/Exhibition
Keywords that describe the item:light sculpture, installation, Te Ruru Light Festival, heartwood, tree, heartbeat.
Subjects:N Fine Arts > N Visual arts (General) For photography, see TR
Divisions:Schools > School of Media Arts
ID Code:7728
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Deposited On:06 May 2021 06:05
Last Modified:06 May 2021 06:05

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