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Bruce Munro Turns 50,000 Salvaged CDs into Spectacular Glowing Artworks at an English Manor

by , 11/20/12
filed under: Art, News, Sustainable Materials


bruce munro, waddesdon manor, angel of light, blue moon, cd light installation, green art, sustainable artwork, green installations, light installation

Angel of Light is constructed from around 50,000 CDs which were placed in a circle in front of the house as a dazzling entrance hall. The installation was outlined with battery-operated LED candle lanterns to keep it sparkling through the night.

Munro used a different technique to make Blue Moon on a Platter, in which he pinned thousands of CDs to the banks of the amphitheater which measured a massive 28 meters. At the center he placed a ‘Moon’, within which were 150 spheres of coiled optic-fiber that glowed with a blue light that emitted across the CDs. Playing alongside the installation, a soundtrack of 18 moon-themed songs provides a perfect accompaniment!

+ Bruce Munro

Images courtesy of Bruce Munro

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