This illuminated arch rises up out of the water and surrounds a foot bridge in Austin, Texas

East Side Collective together with Drophouse Design have designed "Deep Curiosity, a light art sculpture created as a temporary installation in Texas.

Photography by Peter Molick Photography

 

East Side Collective, a co-working design studio featuring co-founder Tim Derrington and member Wilson Hanks, along with Drophouse Design have recently worked together to create a temporary installation as part of the Waller Creek Conservancy’sCreek Show“, in Austin, Texas.

 

East Side Collective together with Drophouse Design have designed "Deep Curiosity, a light art sculpture created as a temporary installation in Texas.

Photography by Peter Molick Photography

“Deep Curiosity” is an illuminated arch that rises up out of the water and surrounds a foot bridge over the Waller Creek to create the illusion of a never ending circle that inspires imaginative thought and an appreciation for both the natural and man-made elements found in and around the same area.


East Side Collective together with Drophouse Design have designed "Deep Curiosity, a light art sculpture created as a temporary installation in Texas.

Photography by David Brennan Hall

The light installation is made from strips of curved steel that have been welded and formed into a curved arch. Flexible strips of neon LED lights installed inside the arch change colors and create the light show above the Waller Creek Bridge.


East Side Collective together with Drophouse Design have designed "Deep Curiosity, a light art sculpture created as a temporary installation in Texas.

Photography by Derrington Building Studio

The arch is made up of sections that were constructed in a warehouse and were later assembled on site in the water and above the bridge. Because the installation couldn’t affect the creek bed, steel struts were installed into the creek sidewalls to stabilize and support the 30 foot structure while steel wires anchor the arch to protect it from the elements.


East Side Collective together with Drophouse Design have designed "Deep Curiosity, a light art sculpture created as a temporary installation in Texas.

Photography by Derrington Building Studio

The partially submerged circular form combines reality with the power of illusion to encourage people to think about and appreciate the complexity of the creek and celebrate the possibility of future perfection in the Waller Creek area.


East Side Collective together with Drophouse Design have designed "Deep Curiosity, a light art sculpture created as a temporary installation in Texas.

Photography by Peter Molick Photography

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