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Artist Su-Mei Tse Uses Illuminated Tubes for Everyday Sculptures

By: Meghan Young - Published: • References: en.wikipedia.org & thisiscolossal
Su-Mei Tse, a musician, artist and photographer based in Luxembourg, has created two visually striking sculptures that depict everyday objects. Yet she has transcended them above the ordinary by using a relatively unorthodox material. In place of the traditional rope and wood or plastic for the swing and metal for the birdcage, Su-Mei Tse has fashioned them out of neon lighting.

Interestingly, Su-Mei Tse's swing is powered by kinetic energy. Hence, it encourages people to swing in it in order to see its true potential. Controlled by a motor embedded in the ceiling, it takes the playground experience to a whole new level. As for the birdcage, although it might blind its occupant, it provides an illuminating prison that may be more enjoyable than the more common and dull version. Stats for Neon Light Swings Trending: Older & Mild
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