open studio: model for a sculptural circuit to illuminate a street lamp / by kelly heaton

Model for a Sculptural Circuit to Illuminate a Street Lamp, 2016

Here's my first shot at a model for a public art installation of electronic characters.  They are situated on a circuit board made of astroturf, with traces marked in turf paint.  The circuit uses solar power to charge a battery, which then illuminates a street lamp when ambient light levels are low.  The overall dimensions of the model are 20" x 20" and the scale is 1 inch = 1 foot.