Flight of the Forest

LED light installation "Flight Paths" catches eyes at Atlanta airport.
LED light installation "Flight Paths" catches eyes at Atlanta airport

Surely one of the more fascinating airport art installations in the US is Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport’s “Flight Paths.” Situated on an underground walkway between two concourses, “Flight Paths” imitates a Georgia forest using a combination of LED lights, video and sound, including birds chirping and rain showers. According to the airport, the 450-ft. installation is the largest single public art project in Atlanta history; artist Steve Waldeck labored for 13 years to bring his concept to reality.

Signs of the Times September 2018

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