Heliotrope, artists and scientists create the everlasting sun
To give shape to Heliotrope, Trigger has brought together up-and-coming artist Hanna Tuulikki and DO Architecture, fresh from representing Scotland at the 2012 Venice Architecture Biennale. Tuulikki has created a 'sonic bath' composed of samples of singing bowls, and DO Architecture have designed a rotating cocoon complete with rising sun.
Joining the team are psychiatrist and author John Eagles, a veteran of SAD studies; acclaimed poet and playwright Molly Naylor; Stefanie Posavec, known for her work as a book designer and data visualiser; and developer Justin Quillanin.
Suzy Glass, Trigger producer, said: "We began developing the idea of an enclosure, a safe space that people could escape to during the winter months, a warm environment where the sun would definitely shine. We wanted to create something uplifting, a place that could make people feel good."
Sources: heliotrope-project.com ; ionmagazine.co.uk; wellcome.ac.uk