Shanghai nights are going to get a little more interesting with this “Night Watch” art installation in Jubilee Park. Commisioned by Canary warf, Wokmedia together with lighting designer Admir Jukanovic employed the ancient Chinese art of inside painting where an image is reverse-painted through a small opening of a hollowed crystal ball. This technique creates a stunning variety of animal eyes into 200 crystal balls, which will be placed throughout the park, among the bushes and trees. When night falls a secret life unfolds and the animal eyes act as metaphors: “a questioning gaze towards our secured and controlled environments with little space left undeveloped.” I would not recommend doing any sort of hellucenigeutic drugs during the dates of June 26-28.
11. December 2007