Through Monday, December 1st: ‘Solar Reserve’ Celestial Simulation on Display at Lincoln Center

    Date: 10/03/2014 - 12/01/2014

    Time: All Day

    Location: Lincoln Center (Lincoln Center, Manhattan)

    Price: Free

    Displayed on a monumental frameless LED wall on Lincoln Center’s Josie Robertson Plaza, Solar Reserve (Tonopah, Nevada) 2014 by John Gerrard is a computer simulation of an actual power plant known as a solar thermal power tower, surrounded by 10,000 mirrors that reflect sunlight upon it to heat molten salts, essentially forming a thermal battery which is used to generate electricity. Over the course of a 365-day year, the work simulates the actual movements of the sun, moon, and stars across the sky, as they would appear at the Nevada site, with the thousands of mirrors adjusting their positions in real time according to the position of the sun.

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