Halo is the name of the installation by the art studio Kimchi and Chips in Seoul, composed of 99 robotic mirrors that move continuously during the day, following the sun just like the sunflowers.
The mirrors are positioned on a 15-meter long track and two five-meter high towers and project sunlight into a cloud of water mist, creating a golden circle.
The installation is co-signed by the Arts Council England and the Arts Council Korea and explores the relationship between nature and technology in an urban space.
“Halo offers a theater of meditation within the city. The wind makes the halo of light appear and disappear without control, reflecting the way thoughts act in the mind”.
The 99 mirrors and
“Ninety-nine is a number full of three-dimensional symmetries, but it also has a tension due to its incompleteness.
Halo shows how solar energy can be used sustainably in urban areas, where air pollution is a major problem.