Pocket Cosmos

Created by: Cave Urban, Laura Jade and Leslie Marsh

Country: NSW, Australia

POCKET COSMOS is a giant vertical kaleidoscope – a mirror prism which transforms the surrounding environment into a firmament of light, colour and movement. Inspired by humanity’s predisposition for pattern recognition, the installation draws on the science of optics and light to explore the phenomenon of symmetry. The physical structure plays upon the geometrical patterns found in nature to give audiences a tactile and immersive experience.

About the Creators

Over the past six years, Cave Urban has collaborated with Laura Jade and Leslie Marsh to produce a number of large-scale bamboo installations that meet at the intersection of architecture, lighting design, mathematics and art for the Woodford Folk Festival in Queensland, the World Bamboo Workshop in Manipur, India, and Sculpture by the Sea in Sydney.

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