From dusk, the commissioned installation will dramatically illuminate GOMA’s eastern and southern facades from within. An evolving pattern of light, created by the artist specifically for the location will be visible from within the Cultural Precinct and across the river. The permanent artwork will realise architects Architectus + Davenport Campbell’s original design intentions for the building to have an artist-created light work.
For more than half a century, James Turrell has worked with light and space to create immersive and moving artworks that play with viewers’ perceptions. His large-scale luminous installations – located in or on buildings, or within landscapes – attract visitors from around the world.
Supported by the Queensland Government, Paul and Susan Taylor, the Neilson Foundation and the 2017 QAGOMA Foundation Appeal.
James Turrell Architectural Light Commission
13 July 2018 – ongoing