Olafur Eliasson . Sunpath for San Basilio . 2012

Sunpath for San Basilio

Olafur Eliasson . Sunpath for San Basilio

Place: Castello di San Basilio, Pisticci (Matera), Basilicata, Italy

Date: 2012

Artist: Olafur Eliasson

Client: Studio Olafur Eliasson

 

Description

Production of an artwork by Olafur Eliasson for the Castello di San Basilio, in the South Italian region of Basilicata.

A heliostat projects sunlight into the underground cavern of the castle, where the sun ray is redirected twice by two mirrors before its path is deflected by a mirrored ring.

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Dimensions

heliostat, d ca. 3000 mm,

fountain cover d ca. 3000 mm

gate ca. 2400 x 2800 mm

 

Materials

stainless steel, steel

 

Services

development

production

machine construction

water cut

on-site installation

maintenance