Light Art Sculpture for Spectrum of the Seas Cruise Ship
Sculpture: Linear Flow
Artist: Sola / Peter Medlicott
Commissioned as the centerpiece sculpture of the latest Royal Caribbean Quantum Class Cruise Ship the Spectrum of the Seas.
Linear Flow is a Light Art sculpture that descends through three layers of luxury retail and into the main dining room at the very heart of the ship.
Intended to never be seen the same twice, the sculpture, designed by myself especially for the cruise ship, gently rotates on its axis revealing unique views and perspectives from the near endless vantage points.
Linear Flow takes inspiration from my light painting work and draws on my wider influences in sculpture: The surface of the abstracted helictical form, itself reminiscent of eroded sea shells, is adorned with a modern interpretation of the ancient Asian gilding technique ‘Keum Boo’ featuring the distressed metallic golds and silvers.
Woven around the entire form is a complex geometric web of golden cord that creates an ephemeral second surface of gentle contours and intriguing planes which play with the main form. From afar the appearance of the web is subtle and it is only as you approach that its complex forms become clearer.
9 Meters Tall
The Body is made from a special material over 29,000 recycled plastic bottles
Illuminated by 50,000+ LEDs
2km of bespoke golden Kevlar rope
Below is myself (left) and a small section of the amazing (and very tired!) team who helped me bring this project to life.
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