The Forest Rises

30km of fiber optics with LED’s and arduinos control hundreds of resin sculptures

Waterfront Park, Big Four Lawn, Louisville, KY

Experience Design Light Design Fabrication Installation Art

clay sculptures turned into plaster & silicone molds

The Forest Rises, fiber optic mushrooms photo by Josh Eldin.

The Forest Rises, fiber optic mushrooms

The Forest Rises, fiber optic mushrooms

clay mushroom sculpture. the base was temporary, we stabalized and made stems from metal and fiber.

Tyler & Annie work on the soldering the light boards.

Jason & Annie work on the brain boxes. These held the light boards, arduinos, and power supply.

The Forest Rises, fiber optic mushrooms photo by Josh Eldin.

The Forest Rises, fiber optic mushrooms photo by Josh Eldin.