Charlotte In Flight

Traveling can be stressful. Public art at Charlotte Douglas International Airport provides travelers with a sense of calm, wonder and contemplation.

Interconnected (2018) by Refik AnadolArts & Science Council

Interconnected

The installation is one of the largest digital public artworks in the world.

Interconnected (2018) by Refik AnadolArts & Science Council

The artwork uses custom-designed software, more than 2,000 square feet of LED media walls and 850 linear feet of programmable LED lights embedded in the concourse façade.

Interconnected (2018) by Refik AnadolArts & Science Council

"Interconnected" transform the hidden troves of airport operations data into a dramatically choreographed panorama of moving lights.

Interconnected (2018) by Refik AnadolArts & Science Council

The work’s constantly-changing forms and colors correspond to the ebb and flow of airport data, including arrivals and departures, vehicular traffic, parking deck occupancy and baggage handling.

Interconnected (2018) by Refik AnadolArts & Science Council

The artwork creates “a living snapshot of the invisible patterns that surrounds us as we travel to, from and within Charlotte Douglas International Airport,” said artist Refik Anadol.

Interconnected (2018) by Refik AnadolArts & Science Council

“Interconnected” is an examination of how our experience of space is changing now that smart phones, tablets and other digital objects permeate our everyday lives.

Interconnected (2018) by Basic CableArts & Science Council

Loops (2019) by Christian MoellerArts & Science Council

Loops

Aircraft holding patterns inspired the kinetic suspended sculpture by Christian Moeller.

Loops (2019) by Christian MoellerArts & Science Council

“Loops” expresses the wonder of flight and signifies tremendous scale, airways and the sensation of weightless suspension.

Loops (2019) by Christian MoellerArts & Science Council

“Loops” is the centerpiece artwork for Charlotte Douglas International Airport's East Terminal Expansion.

Loops (2019) by Christian MoellerArts & Science Council

Its gracefully curved lines, made from aluminum tubing and color coated with industrial automotive paint, are animated by a constant and slow rotation.

Loops (2019) by Basic CableArts & Science Council

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