Dichroic Sphere

Dichroic Sphere is a light sculpture that consists of a aluminium geodesic dome structure, attached with acrylic sheets and dichroic film. It is lit up by a single energy efficient light bulb. The special dichroic film in combination with the geodesic shape and single light bulb, makes the visual impression of Dichroic Sphere consistant attraction for visitors. Dichroic Sphere is visible from afar where it lights up its surroundings and casts a matrix of dichroic shades 360 degrees around the structure. 

The special dichroic film changes color according to what angle the light comes from. In daylight, with the sun shining through the structure, Dichroic Sphere have asymmetrical colors, because the natural daylight enters and exits at in one direction. At night time, when light is emitted from inside out by the single light bulb, the colors are constant according to the placement of the light source in the middle of the geodesic structure. 

Materials: Aluminium, acrylic, dichroic film 

Size: 2,6 x 2,6 meters
Power Usage: 150 watts

Dichroic Sphere, light art sculpture by Studio jakob Kvist