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Nocturnal Flow, 2006

Erwin Redl
(Austrian, born 1963)

Location: University of Washington, Seattle

ABOUT THE ARTWORK

Erwin Redl's Nocturnal Flow reaches five stories in the University of Washington's Paul G. Allen Center for Computer Science and Engineering atrium. A roof-mounted sensor increases the intensity of the LEDs when the ambient light is at its weakest—on cloudy days and at night—creating a flowing wave pattern starting at the floor.

This artwork was acquired for the State Art Collection in partnership with University of Washington.

ARTWORK DETAILS

Material Category

Sculpture - interactive / technology / kinetic

Medium

LEDs, metal rods, light sensor, and electronic components

Dimensions

84 ft x 15 ft

ID Number

WSAC2004.009.000

Acquisition Method

Site responsive commission

Artist Location

Ohio, United States

LOCATION INFORMATION

Agency

University of Washington

Artwork Location

University of Washington
Computer Science and Engineering Building, West Atrium

WA County

King

Setting

Interior

Site Type

University

Address

UW Tower, T-12
Seattle, WA 98195

Geo. Coordinates

47.653500 | -122.305714

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