Star Bridge Installation by Nii An at Sillicon Milkroundabout 7.0
10, 11 May 2014, London
Star Bridge is an art installation designed by an Interior and Spatial Designer Nii An, inspired by the ancient Japanese Tanabata legend in which the Star Festival is associated with. The work was commissioned by Silicon Milkroundabout, who runs regular events designed to match talented people with the thousands of jobs on offer at UK tech startups.
Nii grew up in Japan before moving to UK to study at a boarding school at the age of 15. She studied art and design at the Central Saint Martins’ College of Art and Design, and Interior and Spatial Design at Chelsea College of Art and Design. Her works were short listed for the Audi Young Designer Competition and Highly Commended for Malvern Fine Arts Society Exhibition. She has also completed her Masters in Housing and Urbanism at the Architectural Association School of Architecture. Her final dissertation focused on emerging strategies for urban living in Tohoku area after the catastrophic Tsunami in 2011, and has been involved series of charity events since then.
Free entry (Online registration required at http://www.siliconmilkroundabout.com)