For this year’s Lowlands Festival we created ‘Lift’, a continuously changing, mystical, 18m high light sculpture that sparked the curiosity and imagination of more than 48.000 visitors during this 3 day iconic music festival in The Netherlands.
Inspired by the festival’s theme ‘Kiss Another Sky’, the dream of another world, and the excitement of experiencing something completely new, we set ourselves the goal to create a unique sculpture that would stand out in this energetic surrounding, a tower of light to function as a central meeting point, a point of orientation, that can be seen from everywhere.
Inside the 18m high sculpture there was a moving LED platform that projected both black & white, and coloured shadows on the outside of the tower, creating a calm, almost serene experience to contrast the busy, loud and energetic elements of the festival.
With this larger than life tower we wanted to show the audience white light in two different ways, resulting in two different kinds of shadows. Being an entertaining mystery to some, and a challenging puzzle to others…