This artist created a 3D human face from 2000 suspended metal stars

'For all time', an installation by Steven Follen

Photography by Andrew Fox

 

British artist Steven Follen has recently completed his latest installation, named ‘For all time’.

 

'For all time', an installation by Steven Follen

Photography by Andrew Fox

Commissioned by The Royal Shakespeare Company, the installation is made up of 2000 hand-folded metal stars.

'For all time', an installation by Steven Follen

Photography by Andrew Fox

The artist took inspiration from the many references to stars in Shakespeare’s writings.

'For all time', an installation by Steven Follen

Photography by Andrew Fox

The 2000 stainless steel stars are suspended from the ceiling to form a 3m tall (over 9 feet tall), three-dimensional human face.

'For all time', an installation by Steven Follen

Photography by Andrew Fox

Surrounding the face are more metal stars, which loosely reflect the position of the constellations on Shakespeare’s birthday.

'For all time', an installation by Steven Follen

Photography by Andrew Fox

The installation sits in the newly-restored Swan Wing, the oldest part of the RSC’s theatres in Stratford-upon-Avon.

'For all time', an installation by Steven Follen

Photography by Andrew Fox

'For all time', an installation by Steven Follen

Photography by Andrew Fox

'For all time', an installation by Steven Follen

Photography by Andrew Fox

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