The Design Observer recently published an interview with artist James Turrell that’s well worth a read. The piece centers around his ambitious current project, transforming Roden Crater near Sedona, Arizona. The artist talks about how his classic themes of light and space play out in the crater, which contain sun and moon viewing rooms:
Basically what I am doing with the crater is that I’m working with the interior and exterior space, that is, the working of one space against another. Generally an aspect of that space is charged and related to how that space is filled. This quality of how the light inhabits the space changes throughout the day.
Read the whole article here.