Lenticularis, designGUILD, 2012. Jonah Humphrey, Andrea Ling, Spencer Rand, Patrick Svilans, Johnathon Wong. 2012 Scotiabank Nuit Blanche, Toronto, Ontario. Polyester chiffon, nylon, LED strips, ABS tubing, laser-cut mylar, stainless steel hardware. Approximately 30’L x 10’W x 15’H.
Commissioned by the City of Toronto and sponsored by Timothy’s World Coffee, Lenticularis is a kinetic sculpture that hovers above its audience, moving to a slow tempo by wind currents with which visitors interact. It is meant to act as a social aggregator drawing visitors inward and underneath its cloud.