Light installation & creative coding
Origin : Egypt
The goddess of the sky and heavens, Nwt.
Watch the humans below
See the signs of empathy,
fill the cosmos above with stars.
- Inspirational factors were taken from the site, putting in mind the architectural layout of the space.
- The natural elements of the site is reminiscent of the color palette Egyptian Mediterranean port coast of Alexandria.
- Bringing down the motion of the stars from the nights sky, for the public to enjoy
A depiction of Nut, the goddess of the sky and heavens.
Nut . Ancient Egyptian Nwt .
The goddess of the sky, stars, and the cosmos. She is also known as the mother of the universe, as well as her children Osiris, Set, Isis, and Nephthys.
Nut is a sacred symbol in Ancient Egyptian religion and is usually depicted as a cow or as a woman arched like the Milky Way. As the mother of the universe, she guided her son Osiris to enter her heavenly skies
Nasa's star dataset
Using resources from NASA's dataset portal, the first opening phase of the piece shows real-time activity of the night stars twinkling, along with a depiction of slow-flowing aurora lights, symbolizing Nut's entrance and the start of the second phase.
The second phase reveals Nut through an arched line that symbolizes her guidance in the night sky, creating more stars for the humans below to observe.
Phase 1, all visuals made with Touchdesigner
Phase 2, all visuals made with Touchdesigner
Scale: the panels are 15.5’ by 7.6’
Lights are spaced at 180mm (7”) centers
62x8 aspect ratio. LED matrix
Poster // Cover art
LED Grid system