A Globe-Within-A-Globe Globe? At The American Swedish Institute.

Posted on December 22, 2012 by Jennifer Shea Hedberg | 0 Comments

On a day like today, I am reminded that there are infinite possibilities when you have nice cold temperatures and lots of ice to play with . . .
I was doing a relatively quick installation for a wedding at the American Swedish Institute near downtown Minneapolis today, and because I was setting up during regular museum hours, it quickly became, well . . . performance art.

I love it when people stop, watch and ask questions. It is part of why I love doing this - the sense of wonder that globe ice lanterns create - it is fantastic.

When I set up a illuminated ice installation, I like to create a focal point where people would naturally stop and pause. In that spot today, I chose to put a "wow" globe: my Globe-within-a-globe globe.

That tongue twister means exactly that, I simply put one small globe inside a larger globe which creates a multi-dimensional effect that is out of this world!

It is an exceptionally good idea when we have had warmer temperature because thick larger globes are harder to create outside*, but smaller globes will freeze up quickly. So, I marry the two.

It is one of my favorite little twists on ice lantern creation, so give it a try and let me know what you think.

I loved doing an install at the entrance of the American Swedish Institute's new addition - amazing lines, great landscaping - lovely.

Enjoy the glow!

*Remember, globe ice lanterns can be made in the freezer, too.

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