Firmament

Submitted by Christopher Schardt

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Client

Location: Black Rock City, NV, United States

Completion date: 2015

Project Team

Artist

Erin McAnallen

Public Art Agent

Meredith Winner

Building 180

Artist

Christopher Schardt

Christopher Schardt

Overview

A canopy of 21,600 LED modules, 52' in diameter, suspended from a 42' tall tower. Classical music plays from 6 speakers, creating an inviting, captivating environment.

Process

Firmament could not have been created without the assistance of approx 50 people who constructed the panels and the tower elements.

Additional Information

Named one of the "Top 50 Pieces of Public Art for 2016" by Americans for the Arts.