Mixed Media (COR-TEN Steel, Wood and Solar Panels)
H2300 x L8500 mm
Measuring 8.5 meters long by 2.3 meters tall, Fern also functions as a bench with a seating capacity for 12 people or more. On a sunny day, the photovoltaic panels harvest solar energy and the built-in system to store energy to enable users to charge their small electrical devices at the two charging stations. An inspiration of the lush greenery of Nanyang Technological University (NTU), the artwork was conceptualised and designed by NTU students from the School of Art, Design and Media (ADM) in the Product Design class (2014) conducted by visiting artist Fabrizio Galli.
Fern is the third collaborative renewable energy artwork on the campus created by the School of ADM, ERI@N and NTU Museum.