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"GDANSK, POLAND - JULY 4 2008: A UFO HAS BEEN SPOTTED OVER THE HISTORIC TOWN OF GDANSK, POLAND, ON JULY 4 2008."

GDANSK, POLAND – 2008

The UFO flew in along the coast from the nearby town of Sopot, and then circled the centre of Gdansk. The UFO made its startling and surprising appearance soon after sunset. It appeared to be covered in lights displaying a series of geometric colour patterns.

”Untitled (UFO)” is an art project conceived by established New York artist Peter Coffin. Cinimod Studio was hired to realise the project, and produced an innovative structural, technical and electrical design and oversaw the fabrication and assembly. .

The overall UFO structure covered 7 metres in diameter and manufactured of aluminium for lightness. 3000 bright and individually controllable Color Kinetics LED nodes have been arrayed across the structure and are controlled via a solid state computer. An on board 6kw generator provides the system power, and the overall UFO can be remotely controlled via SMS messaging.

GDANSK

CLIENT

Peter Coffin

DESIGN & CONCEPT

Cinimod Studio

DIGITAL & TECHNICAL PRODUCTION

Cinimod Studio & White Wing Logic

PHYSICAL BUILD

Cinimod Studio & Litestructures

CLIENT

Peter Coffin

DESIGN & CONCEPT

Cinimod Studio

DIGITAL & TECHNICAL PRODUCTION

Cinimod Studio & White Wing Logic

PHYSICAL BUILD

Cinimod Studio & Litestructures