Gallery > BEACON Public Art Installation

BEACON is a 12-foot-tall steel, LED interactive sculpture inspired by African American inventor Lewis H. Latimer's 1880s patent drawings for the electric lamp and manufacturing of the carbon filament.
BEACON Public Art Sculpture Rendering of Electrical Components

BEACON requires the active participation of the public to fully function and operate. It is an interactive sculpture designed to illuminate its immediate surroundings with light based on one's proximity and direct interaction with the structure.