Rosa Barba . Sun Clock . 2012

Rosa Barba - Sun Clock, 2012

Rosa Barba . Sun Clock

Place: Antinori Winery, Bargino, Italy

Date: 2012

Artist: Rosa Barba

Client: Rosa Barba

 

Description

Construction and production of an artwork by Rosa Barba for the new Antinory Winery in Bargino near Florence.

A computer-controlled mirror directs the sunlight as a sundial (Heliostat) into the lower part of the building. The work is maintained and controlled online.

 

 

Dimensions

mirror dimensions: appr. 2m

installation dimensions: appr. 10 m x 15 m

 

Materials

mirror, steel

motors

 

Services

production

construction

welding (stainless steel)

electronic control of the mirror movement

programming (C++), online network / remote controlling

electronics / cabling

water sealing

water cutting

milling and turning

transport and logistics

installation and commissioning

service and maintenance