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As promised, a final group photo with the finished 'Big Bang' installation. Had a great 2 weeks with the gang assembling and overcoming design issues. Time to get lit up!
Posted 2 May 2018 12:23
Close up shot #3

Very pleased with how the custom made joints have performed during the events period. The grub screws have held the struts in place securely, even whilst turning and rolling the entire frame. Big shout out to WEC Engineering and our fabricator Phil for producing these!
Posted 2 May 2018 12:17
Close up shot #2

It's great to see the acrylic spheres catching the sunlight. We're all looking forward to how they catch and reflect the light when we have our lighting from dbn audile in place.
Posted 2 May 2018 12:15
Close up shot #1

Great to see the UV and non UV cord simply disappearing into the center of the frame. After much deliberation of how to connect the cord in the center, the small carabiners have payed off massively!
Posted 2 May 2018 12:12
Managed to get the installation all set and ready for the lighting experiments ahead of the final exhibition and festival dates. It's great to see the merging of our initial concepts to final outputs, along with the fantastic design input from the 1st & 2nd years! Group photo to follow....
Posted 2 May 2018 11:48
Final Component Assembly!

The final design component consisting of 3 offset triangles to be housed in the top of the icosahedron frame went in today... Although by a happy accident, it ended up being slightly off center which allowed us to create a 3D effect of offset triangles pulling towards the center of our 'Big Bang'
Posted 2 May 2018 01:15
Had some well spent time in the workshops with the first years over the events period. The acrylic spheres in particular have added another layer of texture to the overall image of the 'Big Bang' icosahedron.
Posted 2 May 2018 00:40
Second to last piece of the puzzle!
The design workshops we introduced to the 1st and 2nd years over the course of the events week are now being put up into the overall frame.
Posted 27 Apr 2018 15:10
Had the 1st years taking on some tasks in the wood workshop.
A number of acrylic spheres needed drilling to be placed on the network of strings in the icosahedron.
Posted 27 Apr 2018 15:08
Quick introduction before some hands on maquette making.
Posted 18 Apr 2018 14:53
Great meeting with the collaborators & fabrication today!
Posted 13 Mar 2018 14:33
Brainstorming session well underway!
Posted 6 Feb 2018 12:12