Brilliant Sun Poem by Jiyeon Song

What a clever and beautiful idea! Jiyeon Song created the One Day Poem Pavilion that uses light and shadow to reveal a poem. How does it work? "Using a complex array of perforations, the pavilion’s surface allows light to pass through creating shifting patterns, which–during specific times of the year–transform into the legible text of a poem. The specific arrangements of the perforations reveal different shadow-poems according to the solar calendar: a theme of new-life during the summer solstice, a reflection on the passing of time at the period of the winter solstice."


The whole poem:


Song calls it experiential typography. Amazing.

See the timelapse video for the full effect.

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Tags: Jiyeon, Poem, Song, Sun, art, by, installation

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Comment by Faizal Riza B Mohd Raf on March 2, 2010 at 5:20pm
is cool i like..
Comment by Eugene on March 2, 2010 at 2:48pm
Wow! This is amazing!!
Comment by sAm on March 2, 2010 at 1:28pm
Would love to see this in person.
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