A giant, moving water colour artwork will soon overlook Green Square Plaza. Its 9-metre LED screen, which displays vibrant blues, reds and greens, was created by a Redfern-based artists Indigo Hanlee and Michael Hill of Lightwell. But the entity responsible for animating the artwork is not human.

The artwork High Water takes real-time weather for Green Square and Sydney ports and displays this in fluid pigments. The weather, temperature and tides determine this ever-changing display.

The artwork is made with hand-painted water colours and a digital art technique that continuously generates images. The constantly changing image will, over time, form a visual archive of our changing climate.

The artists hope Green Square residents enjoy watching High Water through the seasons when the work is launched in August 2018.

Green Square is a changing neighbourhood, so there are some great parallels between the changing patterns of the climate and the area itself.

Highwater by Lightwell, Sydney
Highwater by Lightwell, Sydney
Highwater by Lightwell, Sydney
Published: 4 May, 2018 | 0 Comments

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