F.I.S.H., Donald Lipski, 2009
SERVICES PROVIDED: Design coordination, Materials research, Budget management, Engineering coordination and oversight, Fabrication oversight, Lighting design development, Shipping, Installation services, Scheduling, Project close-out.
In 2009 the city of San Antonio was in stages, extending its landmark River Walk by 8 miles. For the Museum Reach section of the San Antonio River Walk which extends under the rather forbidding darkness of Interstate I-35, Lipski designed a school of fish, each 7’ long and made of fiberglass. These 25 fiberglass replicas of native long-eared sunfish are illuminated from within at night, with about 1,000 l.e.d. lights in each one, making this work an instant landmark where crowds gather nightly for the “lighting of the fish.”
Text and images from Donald Lipski: donaldlipski.net