star portal

Documentation of a commissioned temporary public sculpture installed in Redmond Downtown Park, Redmond, WA.

About Star Portal:
Star Portal is a video-light sculpture translating new images of actual stars from the James Webb telescope into a flashy, twinkling, ‘mini-jumbotron’ animation. It was commissioned by the city of Redmond, Washington for the 2022 Redmond Lights festival in Redmond Downtown Park. 

Fabrication and installation assistance: Cyclefab, Art Exhibition Services, Branchwater Studio, Webster Crowell, and Kirsten Mohan
Special thanks: Chris Weber, Nicole MacDonald, and all of the XLights zoom room moderators
Music: "Mamp" by ndCV from the 2022 album "The New Quiet"

© Britta Johnson 2022