suckerPUNCH: describe your project.
sean william MCGUIRE: CThese lighting discs utilize chlorophyll extract from spinach as a biological coloring agent for polyester resin under ultraviolet lighting. A consistent 3 ml extract of chlorophyll is injected into dozens of different sized cells before polymerization, creating a luminous gradient. Without the addition of UV lighting, the disc is transparent.
sP: what or who influenced this project?
swM: Shany Barath, tutor for ColorCode/DataMurals at the Architectural Association
sP: what were you reading/listening to/watching while developing this project?
swM: Siriusmo – WOW
sP: whose work is currently on your radar?
swM: Amanda Levete Architects, Plasma Studio, Aranda Lasch, Trahan Architects, ecoLogicStudio
additional info: created as a 3rd media studies project for ColorCode/DataMurals at the Architectural Association