HEXAGON: Wishflower

Interactive wooden sculpture and lightshow, 2016

Wishflower is a thought sensing magical sculpture that senses the viewers wishes and shows them the colors of their mind. Three dark wooden water-cut hexagons, 447 LEDs, four Raspberry Pis, an Arduino, some rumble motors and temperature, humidity and conductivity sensors. And a touch reactive fluorescent orange deer’s skull.

Dimensions of the work:
2m x 2m for the light part, 2m x 3m for the altar

Spaces suitable for exhibiting the work:
Outdoors, Outdoors, under a roof, Cold space (eg. a shed, a silo etc.), Semi-heated space, Heated space

Work’s durability:

Rain, Humidity, Sunlight

Indoor work, requirements for the space

dark (gleaming exit-lights etc. allowed), dim (light enough for walking)

Colouring requirements:

dark coloured

Electricity consumption:

Standard mains current (10A/16A)

Support and other structures:

The work needs support structures, hanging points, or similar

Required technology:



no sound

Minimum height of the space: 


Minimum square meters of the space: 


Building time and people required (estimate): 

A couple of days

Artist's presence:
Artist or their representative must be present during building

On-site building:
Assembled on-site


BLAF Best of Light Art in Finland
is hosted by
Finnish Light Art Society FLASH

Producer: Annukka Ketola
+358 40 735 3972

Mia Kivinen / mia.kivinen@valotaiteenseura.fi
Anna Björklund / anna.bjorklund@valotaiteenseura.fi

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