Caitlind Brown’s Shimmering Cloud of 6,000 Light Bulbs

Cloud, a large-scale light installation by Calgary-based artist Caitlind Brown, is definitely a crowd pleaser at the annual multi-city late-night arts festival Nuit Blanche in Calgary this year.  Created from steel, metal pull strings, and 6,000 light bulbs, Caitlind has reimagined waste into art by turning 5,000 donated burnt out incandescent bulbs into treasure (only one in every six light bulbs actually needs to glow).  The work invites viewers to experience the shimmering cloud first hand – wandering beneath the structure and switching on and off lights, giving everyone a truly magical night to remember. 

Special thanks to lori.janeJames Tworow, and posilucky for these wonderful photos.

photo above by lori.jane

Caitlind Brown’s Cloud of 5,000 Light Bulbs

photo by James Tworow

Caitlind Brown's Cloud of 5,000 Light Bulbs

photo by James Tworow

Caitlind Brown's Cloud of 5,000 Light Bulbs

photo by posilucky

Caitlind Brown's Cloud of 5,000 Light Bulbs

photo by posilucky

Caitlind Brown's Cloud of 5,000 Light Bulbs

photo by posilucky

source: CLOUD