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More Glass Art from Luke Jerram

As well as Glass Microbiology,  Jerram also makes many other types of artworks. All his work is described at www.lukejerram.com. Below are a series of other glass artworks. Follow the links to see films and more imagery.

Solar Powered Kinetic Chandeliers

Radiometer Chandelier

These solar powered kinetic chandeliers consist of dozens of glass radiometers, which shimmer and flicker as they turn in the sunlight. Altering their speed with the subtle changes in lighting conditions, the vanes of each radiometer speed up and slow down throughout the day. Watch this film to find out more:

Tōhoku Japanese Earthquake Sculpture

This sculpture was made to contemplate the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami in Japan. To create the sculpture a seismogram of the earthquake, was rotated using computer aided design. The 3D computer model was then used to as a template to create this sculpture using sheets of glass . Click here to find out more..

 

Tōhoku Japanese Earthquake Sculpture

Glass Stock Exchange Sculptures

Investigating the rotation of data, a series of glass sculptures have been made using graphs of the New York Stock Exchange (Composite 2004-2012) and the Dow Jones (Industrial Average 1980-2012). The crash of 2009 is clearly visible. The artworks were made to contemplate the meaning of the current global financial crisis and to consider different ways of visualizing data. Click here to watch film of the making of this artwork and find out more..

New York Stock Exchange artwork

New York Stock Exchange artwork

 

Held – Rotated Mexican Border

‘Held’ is a glass sculpture made by rotating a scale drawing of the Mexican USA borderline. Made to a scale of 1:6000000 for contemplation of this border, the sculpture was created during a residency at the Museum of Glass, Washington 2011. Click here to find out more..