Carbon Veil

Submitted by Buster Simpson

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Client: SeaTac International Airport

Location: SeaTac, WA, United States

Completion date: 2012

Artwork budget: $1,500,000

Project Team

Artist

Buster Simpson

Buster Simpson LLC

Client

SeaTac International Airport

Overview

Medium:
 Triple layered stainless steel hexagonal twisted wire mesh, stainless steel cables, and LED fixtures
Dimensions:
 Two at 63’ x 99’ diameter each
Description:
 Multi-layered hexagonal mesh, commonly used in highway rock fall stabilization, provides a highway reference and functions as a theatrical scrim to shroud two cylindrical automobile helical ramp structures. At night, LED fixtures illuminate each veil to create variety of projected light vignettes. Commissioned by the Port of Seattle. SeaTac International Airport Rental Car Facility, SeaTac, WA.