Omer Arbel: 44

14 September 2016 - 18 April 2017
Foyer, Level G / Foyers
Booking not required
Designed by Omer Arbel and produced by Bocci, this bespoke light installation is the second site-specific commission for the Lightwell at the Barbican Foyer. Comprised of hundreds of free-poured aluminium forms, the work is suspended from the ceiling by a matrix of thin cables. As the sculpture descends into the space and expands, it punctuates the foyer, engaging with notions of weightlessness and mass, craft and mass-production, entering into dialogue with the Barbican’s concrete surrounds.

Bocci is a Vancouver and Berlin-based design and manufacturing company founded in 2005 under the creative directorship of Omer Arbel, known for sculptural lighting and large scale light installations.

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The installation 44 is part of the London Design Festival, 17–25 September 2016.

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