Unity of Man and Nature-Water Cube Lighting Design
As one of the most famous venues for the 2008 Beijing Olympics, Water Cube is known to the world for its unique blue-tone architectural lighting. Starting from June 23, 2013, at night, the water cube building lights will begin to convey new concepts and feelings to the world. Five years after the completion of the National Swimming Center (Water Cube), due to her unique appearance and rich post-match operation content, it has won wide public attention. In 2012, artist Ma Wen and Chinese lighting designer Zheng Jianwei, who traveled between New York and Beijing, were commissioned by a permanent public art project to form a cross-border combination to inject new meaning into the multi-cellular "skin" of this landmark building. The result of the cooperation between the two is "The Heaven-Man-One Water Cube", which combines the ancient wisdom of the Book of Changes, the concept of contemporary art, and modern high-tech. Mental state, and reflects the traditional Chinese worldview. The water façade's building facade can form a changing nighttime form through the LED lighting system. According to the ancient principle of Yijing, interactive programming of visual interpretation of the atmosphere's rhyme attributes, avant-garde contemporary art concepts and the most advanced The computer system explains the wisdom of the ancient Chinese from the Book of Changes. At the same time, it collects the public sentiment data of China's Weibo network, and expresses the mood of anger, sorrow and joy expressed by the crowd on the network, combined with professional modern psychological theory, and interprets the content The composition, rhythm, color and dynamics of the building have an impact on the building, forming a unique lighting effect on the day, reflecting the emotions expressed by the Chinese on social media every day, that everyone in the society can affect the water cube's cell body in Light and shadow change every day. The artwork expresses the symbolic balance of Chinese individual spirit, creativity and social responsibility.