WOW – Pink Sunrise

Submitted by Michael Birnberg

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Client: The City of Palm Springs

Location: Palm Springs, CA, United States

Completion date: 2021

Artwork budget: $10,000

Project Team

Artist

MIDABI

Commissioning Organization

The City of Palm Springs

Overview

A temporary to permanent installation with the City of Palm Springs. Depicting the word WOW to elicit a similar response from the observer, and also to activate into a deeper connection with the fundamental experience of awe and wonder. This piece is 5’x5’x5’x1/4″ acrylic painted steel.

Goals

To activate the downtown area at the entrance to the LGBTQ bar/restaurant row. To bring inspiration and enjoyment to the area.

Process

The city approached me to use an already existing piece of work as a temporary installation which they will now purchase and make permanent.