It's not a jellyfish or a mushroom cloud or some time-delayed warp-gate undulating in midair—or maybe it's some extra-dimensional combination of all three—it's a sculpture by artist Janet Echelman, who uses colorful nets to create beautiful and hypnotic topological shapes for public spaces. [Sploid]

Artists creates awesome artificial glowing nebulae over city skies

I love Janet Echelman's floating alien sculptures. I want them to be everywhere, like otherworldly guardians of the night. Urban skies—devoid of … Read…

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Artists creates awesome artificial glowing nebulae over city skies

Artists creates awesome artificial glowing nebulae over city skies

I love Janet Echelman's floating alien sculptures. I want them to be everywhere, like otherworldly guardians of the night. Urban skies—devoid of stars thanks to light pollution—are a lot more beautiful with these stunning nebulae in them.

There's a Kickstarter campaign to collect funds to build a new 700-foot long floating sculpture in Vancouver, her largest yet. This is a computer simulation:

Artists creates awesome artificial glowing nebulae over city skies

And these are some of her sculptures around the world:

Artists creates awesome artificial glowing nebulae over city skies

Artists creates awesome artificial glowing nebulae over city skies

Artists creates awesome artificial glowing nebulae over city skies

Artists creates awesome artificial glowing nebulae over city skies

Artists creates awesome artificial glowing nebulae over city skies


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