Client: Indiana University Art Museum
Location: Bloomington, IN, United States
Completion date: 2014
Artwork budget: $125,000
Shakespeare Lighting Design
Light Totem was originally completed in 2007 to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the I.M.Pei designed museum: $85,000. Redesigned and made permanent 2007: $60,000. Embellished including interactive lighting 2014: $60,000. 70 ft. tall aluminum with LED lighting.
The goal was to celebrate the architecture of the IU Art Museum, create a nighttime destination, and redefine the entrance to the museum.
Collaboration with the Director of the Art Museum to develop this site specific installation.
Light Totem continues to be a nighttime destination for the campus and community. Performances, weddings, and a multitude of events now take place in the plaza which Light Totem anchors.