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bracket [goes soft]: Buoyant Light

Balloons along traditional hunting trails act as way-finding devices and suggest a soft network between remote communities while simultaneously collecting widespread data. View of Igloolik at night, illuminated on land and water by a distributed series of buoyant lights. A cluster activates the space outside the Northern Store while also measuring changes in permafrost around building foundations. New street lighting improves safety at night. Community members gather on the ice on a winter night to watch the youth of Artcirq perform. The visual impact of the balloon begins to disappear in spring. Fisherman can access the equipment for maintenance checks after the long winter. Site climate research Plan and elevation Detailed section Process diagram Fresnel lens seasons diagram The color code

The visual impact of the balloon begins to disappear in spring. Fisherman can access the equipment for maintenance checks after the long winter.
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The visual impact of the balloon begins to disappear in spring. Fisherman can access the equipment for maintenance checks after the long winter.



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