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LED, electronics, powder-coated extruded aluminium, data from SEO (Search Engine Optimization) platforms.
78 x 86 x 10 cm
From a visual standpoint, the sculpture is inspired by the structures erected to support street advertising billboards and it uses the same type of LED modular displays. The structural extruded aluminium profiles are reclaimed from office spaces and brought to a new life through powder coating, a process that transforms powder particles into a fused film of extremely durable paint.
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