James Tapscott

James Tapscott

#Diaphanous Bloom

SHENZHEN, CHINA

Representing the dynamic energy and growth of Shenzhen, Australian artist James Tapscott was commissioned by Art Front Gallery to create Diaphanous Bloom — an 8.5m tall permanent sculpture for the Shenzhen MixC World development in China. Fabricated from mirror polished stainless steel, Tapscott’s work takes the form of a geometric tree sculpture, elegantly rising from the ground and twisting into an overhead canopy of branches. UAP was engaged by the artist and client to oversee and manage the installation of this incredible project. 

Positioned at a key pedestrian intersection, Tapscott’s work creates visuals of swirling foliage by spraying mist into the surrounding air. Coupled with the sculpture’s programable lighting, Diaphanous Bloom is in a constant state of change, responding to cultural events and holidays through lighting effects during both night and day.

Image Credit: Rex Zou

#Services provided

Consultancy

Design Assist

Dedicated Design Assist
3D Modelling and Renders
Installation Planning
Digital Model & Render
Budget and Logistics
Installation Methodology

Workshop

Project Management
Welding and Fabrication
Finishing and Patina
Installation

#Project summary

Creative

James Tapscott

Artwork Title

Diaphanous Bloom

Project

MixC World, Shenzhen

Client

Shenzhen CR Land

Year

2017

Location

Shenzhen, China

Build

UAP

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