Half a croissant, on a plate, with a sign in front of it saying '50c'
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Somewhere under the rainbow

Sculpting with light and water.
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Picture an amorphous sculpture in a central courtyard made entirely from clear, flexible rubber tubing on a movable track system. The tubes all connect to a central water supply in the base and have misting jets at intervals along their lengths.

Every hour on the hour the entire sculpture has been remotely reconfigured and the valves are opened.
Suddenly, as sunlight strikes spray hundreds of interlinking rainbows appear to the observers standing in the designated viewing areas, and the multi-colored outline of this hour’s geodesic masterpiece is revealed in all its iridescent splendor to the camera clicking congregation.

Hidden, strategically placed, floodlights simulate sunlight on cloudy days and for night viewing.

If I have my say, all proceeds from the wishing well at the sculpture’s base will go to the Make A Wish Foundation.

(??) The Blur Building http://www.archcent.../Diller/default.asp
[Cedar Park, Oct 04 2004, last modified Oct 21 2004]

nice choice. http://www.wish.org/
[po, Oct 04 2004, last modified Oct 21 2004]


       Maybe an unexpected side effect of the Blur Building at Expo 02 in Switzerland. [link]
Cedar Park, Oct 12 2003

       remind me to mention my favourite charity in my next idea. :)
po, Oct 12 2003

       I like this one. Makes me all misty just thinking about it. +
k_sra, Oct 15 2003

       Can you capture a rainbow on film? I thought it was like photographing stars - which need long exposure because of their faintness - except that you can't really do long exposures during the daytime...?
Detly, Oct 15 2003

       The Blur Building - it's an Oasis.
egbert, Oct 16 2003

       <starts glowing red>
k_sra, Oct 16 2003

       ''somewhere under the stainbow" .... parks it over a drain by accident - a "mist" delight, worth churning +
xenzag, Sep 27 2006


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