Milkbottle Screen forms part of a series of specially commissioned light sculptures. The installation uses existing materials to create beautiful light sculptures and highlights creative ways to up cycle even the most commonplace object; the milk bottle.
MilkBottle Screen is a 4 x 2.5m screen of 600 one pint hanging milk bottles which will be situated on the bandstand in Castle Park. Each bottle has addressable LEDs embedded into it to interact with visitors.
Jack Wimperis started his career 40 years ago as a traditional stained glass artist and has subsequently developed many novel techniques for relief sandblasting of glass. He incorporated illumination into his pieces about 25 years ago and has subsequently built up a flourishing production studio producing sculptures, installations and architectural lighting design. He sends work all over the world and notable recent commissions include Damien Hirst, Dubai airport and Jamie Olivers’ Montys. Jack is based in the South West and tours his work internationally.