Gallery: Artist Bruce Munro Creates Brilliant Fiber Optic Fields of Lig...

 
Bruce Munro's gorgeous fiber optic 'Field of Light' installation is inspired by the beautiful displays of flowers that burst forth from Australia's desert landscape. The UK-based lighting designer conceived of the installation years ago while driving across Stuart Highway on a road trip through Australia. Every night he would stop to rest at roadside campsite, where green grass and surreal sculptures struck a stark contrast to the surrounding red desert. Munro was fascinated by these oases, and how dormant desert seeds would burst into beautiful flowers when it rained. The idea stuck with Munro for years until he finally brought it to life in a brilliant installation at the Eden Project in Cornwall.

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  1. Richard Cecich September 30, 2010 at 1:59 pm

    can you provide a ball park price for the fiber optics field of lights. I’m currently trying to price 3 gardens with the fiber optic sculptural grass appearance.

  2. tasneem_el.mohandes March 4, 2009 at 8:08 pm

    so wonderfull

  3. rochellegreayer December 9, 2008 at 6:50 am

    This is amazing. I would love to see fibre optic lights used on a smaller scale instead of all the Christmas lights we currently put up…perhaps more beautiful and green. I commented on this post, Bruce Monroe and this the Eden project at studiog (http://studiog.greayer.com)

  4. ligress November 24, 2008 at 9:54 am

    Looks like an amazing installation! The lights remind me of the halifnat creatures out of ‘the Moomins’ series, too!

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