The installation brief was for a structure that would sit above a bridged entry to the museum, providing a link between the past, as embodied in the colonial architecture of the original building, and the present, represented by the glass and steel construction of the new wing.

For the development of the automation system to control the eight swinging crystal chandeliers, she sought assistance from the electrical-accessory company HPM and the software-engineering company Crafted Software. The automation technology controls the illumination and the different swinging patterns of the elaborate chandeliers.

Originally planned as a three-month installation, the museum has decided to take on Interrogating Time permanently.  
 

comments powered by Disqus

More Articles

Researching future customers

For many technology companies it can be difficult to determine why some communication tools become part of our daily lives while others are just passing fads.

Share
Clearing a cinematic pathway

Clearing a cinematic pathway

The Blackmagic Design Cinema Camera is revolutionising the way cinematographers work and create, and democratising film production worldwide.

Play
Smart disc solutions

Smart disc solutions

Inspired by the way children’s pop up picture books work, twenty-seven year old designer Burgo Wharton has created an innovative packaging system for the disc media industry.

Play

Dream team

There is a place where designers’ dreams come true, where visionary sketches and ideas slowly – but surely – evolve.

Play, Work