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UK Artist Unveils ‘Equinox’ at Sustainability Pavilion in Dubai

Equinox, an animated sculpture by famed British artist Mat Collishaw, and commissioned by Expo 2020 Dubai, is unveiled at Terra – The Sustainability Pavilion, which provides a remarkable showcase for the 3D artwork that utilizes zoetrope technology, an early form of animation, to create an enthralling optical illusion. The centrepiece is a huge lotus flower, featuring a circle of insects, spinning on its vertical axis. Its petals act as ‘shutters’ – animating the insects within...

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