Clare Olsen, installation artist and assistant professor with the College of Architecture & Environmental Design at Cal Poly, explains her project, Reflection. The digitally fabricated work was recently installed in the grand staircase at Robert E. Kennedy Library and is the result of student, staff and community collaboration.
Powder coating by Full Spectrum Powder Coating. Laser cutting by Paris Precision.
Media: Powder-coated aluminum, rivets, bolts, embedded microcontroller and RGB LEDs
Lighting engineer: Eric Buckthal
Fabrication team: Max Wisotsky, Ariana Martin, Braelyn Hamill, Ryan Craney, Alex Buckthal and Nicholas Batie
Structural Consultant: Kevin Dong
Library Team: Anna K. Gold, Dale Kohler, Patrick Kammermeyer, Karen Lauritsen, Catherine Trujillo