The Great Eye, Norfolk

The Great Eye was an outdoor art installation built for the Cley 12 Aisle and Air visual arts festival. Supported by mirror-clad angled supports, a reed-clad tower rises to 7.5 metres. A camera obscura inside casts an image of the surrounding landscape onto the ceiling. Reeds were chose to blend with the surrounding vegetation and suggest a primitive appearance from close-up. From a distance, the mirrors reflect the sky and the tower appears to float - creating an ambiguous relationship with the ground. We were interested in the memory of lost coastal buildings, and sought to demonstrate the shifting nature of the Norfolk coastal landscape.

Awards

2012 AJ Small Projects Award. Finalist
2016 AR Pop-Up Awards. Shortlist

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