Ophelia is a kinetic art object created by a new technology of optical fibers transmitting a light image.
Inspired by John Everett Millais’ painting “Ophelia”. I’m breaking the stereotyped idea of a beautiful forever young woman and I’m using a portrait of an old lady instead.
She’s floating in the water as a homeless drowned in the sewage disposal plant.
The image was constructed by over 40 000 optical fibers floating in the water, surrounded by flowers.
- Dimensions: 34 x 25 x 28 cm
- Material: plexiglass, optical fibers, hydraulic turbine, electronics, LED illuminated image, water, flowers