Canary Wharf launches Kablovi Park an installation by Admir Jukanovic
27 November 2009 – 26 February 2010
Jubilee Park Canary Wharf, London E14 5AB
Artist and lighting designer, Admir Jukanovic, has been commissioned by Canary Wharf Group’s Public Art team to light Jubilee Park this winter. Based in the concept of revealing the energies that lie hidden under turf and concrete – carried by thousands, maybe millions of cables to offices, shops, car parks and the London Underground beneath the park – Jukanovic has seemingly pulled these cables to the surface. Groups of three, pairs, and single cables, create a network of hot red stitches throughout the park, pulsating with implied energies.
These breathing lights contrast with the splashing rill of water that runs through the length of Jubilee Park, coloured blue, flashing and sparkling with quicker forces, providing a contrasting pace within this magical installation, turning the night-time park into a place of winter enchantment.
As a lighting designer, Admir Jukanovic is constantly using cabling, creatively and practically. ‘Kablovi’ literally translates from Croatian and Bosnian as ‘cable’, providing the title of this light installation: ‘Kablovi Park’.