Star Jesper Boogaard 

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The star has a diameter of 680 cm and weighs 95 kg and consists of a normal dodkaheder

 in stainless steel - as focal point. An aluminium tube of 30 mm is mounted on each side – in all 12 tubes. On each of the 12 hoses are attached hoses of 5 x 250 cm, which form a tip. Each hose is RGB-DMX controlled and consists of 148 pieces. Leds.

In total, the star has 9,620 LEDs.

A regular dodecedia (Greek: ~ twelve faces) is a platonic body consisting of twelve pentagonal side planes, with three encounters at each corner. It has twenty corners and thirty edges.

The Artist

Jesper Waaben Bogaard was born in Odense, Denmark, in 1978.

Jesper studied at the Department of Arts and Crafts and worked with film sets in London as a teenager. Jesper is the son of an engineer and has been building since childhood. Jesper has been working with art and design since 2002 and produces sculptural lamps made of tree.

 

For Jesper, taming raw, chaotic creativity and a playground where light and movement are an integral part of the process. Artistic technique based on fundamental research at the intersection of material and philosophy.

Light, sculpture and movement are key words for Jesper,and if an installation can be statically structured, the process is always dynamic. Playful thought experiments, distilled into concrete visual outputs, are  descriptive of Jesper.

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