Earth Wall – Gateway WA

As part of the Gateway WA infrastructure project, Light Application were engaged to assist with the design, and ultimately the supply, of the lighting and control systems for two major public artworks.

Sydney artist Jonathan Jones created “Earth Wall”, a layered, double faced wall constructed from Corten steel panelling with perforated sections running the length of the wall. Each wall section is internally illuminated with Philips Color Kinetics ColorGraze EC RGB linear fixtures which illuminate the perforated panel sections. The main lighting shows colour theme is based on a Shane Pickett artwork and match the artworks key theme of representing the ancient Nyoongar land.

Artist: Jonathan Jones & Meeyakba Shane Pickett Estate
Builder: Gateway WA consortium
Client: Main Roads WA

As part of the Gateway WA infrastructure project, Light Application were engaged to assist with the design, and ultimately the supply, of the lighting and control systems for two major public artworks.

Sydney artist Jonathan Jones created “Earth Wall”, a layered, double faced wall constructed from Corten steel panelling with perforated sections running the length of the wall. Each wall section is internally illuminated with Philips Color Kinetics ColorGraze EC RGB linear fixtures which illuminate the perforated panel sections. The main lighting shows colour theme is based on a Shane Pickett artwork and match the artworks key theme of representing the ancient Nyoongar land.

Artist: Jonathan Jones & Meeyakba Shane Pickett Estate
Builder: Gateway WA consortium
Client: Main Roads WA

COMPLETED
May 2016
Location
Tonkin and Leach Highway
PHOTOGRAPHY
Artist Liaison
Services
Lighting and Control
Programming
Daniel High
Metropolitan Redevelopment Authority

Light Application’s customer service has been excellent to the MRA, often working to short time frames to deliver complex solutions in a demanding public open space environment. They have remained responsive and engaged as our lighting capacity and designs have evolved over time to suit different themes and events.

Adam has always been very reliable, professional, enthusiastic and most importantly passionate in making our lighting patterns and designs happen to a high standard, including testing sessions in the rain and getting on roofs to make things happen– couldn’t recommend him enough. Adam has also been responsive to our needs for special programming and custom site theming to work in with different events.