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The artwork (yellow one) behind the visitors is "Flatsun" by Rafael Lozano-Hemmer. It is an electronic model of sun, with a diameter of 140 cm, made of LED screen, sensor algorithms, aluminum, steel, glass. The place is Borusan Contemporary.

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Three years ago, Rafael Lozano-Hemmer created a large-scale public art installation—a spherical and dynamic simulation of the sun hovering over the city of Melbourne. The artist has brought a new iteration of this project; considerably smaller in scale, Flatsun at bitforms involves a more intimate experience for viewers. Flatsun has eleven different seasons which are emulating seasons of the sun, each with a different landscape, which responds to the movements of bystanders using algorithmic computer software.

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for more:
http://artsy.net/post/editorial-lozano-hemmers-flatsun

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