A series of large hanging light fixtures based on geometric and color abstractions of exotic and rare tulips from late-Renaissance still life paintings. These fixture prototypes were designed and constructed as part of an interdisciplinary installation between an architect, a fashion designer and a florist--- Mark Foster Gage, Nicola Formichetti and Flora NYC, respectively. The unusual result featured plants with zippers, artificial flowers, reflective mirrored botanical kaleidoscopes- all illuminated by hanging corsages of these colorful tulip lights. A video of the project titled “Flowershop” was produced by filmmaker CyCy Sanders and is available for viewing on multiple online platforms.  

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Robotic Tulip Lamps

New York City, New York

2010-2011