7:59 a.m. Denver time
Saturday, September 20, 2014

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Deep Time / Deep Space, A Subterranean Journey

Artist: Leni Schwendinger | Location: Passenger Train Tunnel, West Side

"Deep Time / Deep Space, A Subterranean Journey" is a mile-long light and sculpture installation sited in the inbound train tunnel. The work is inspired by Colorado's industrial and social history and transforms the tunnel with images drawn from related environments including a mineshaft, a cave and deep space. Train riders experience animated sculptural forms from miners' pickaxes to hovering satellites. Made of more than 5,000 feet of conduit, strips of reflective sheeting, construction materials, steel shapes and light, the highly sophisticated sequence of lighting effects is controlled by an industrial computer and sensor system traditionally used to automate factory assembly lines.


Passenger Train Tunnel | West Side