The Weather Project

The Weather Project

by: Studio Olafur Eliasson

Tate Modern, London; 2003

Category: 3D Installation/ Light Installation/ Art Installation

Industry: Art – Tate Modern Museum

Related to: Temporary architecture and poetics of space

Reviewer: Camila Varon Jaramillo (Parsons School of Design)

Company: Studio Olafur Eliasson


The Weather Project was a temporary installation at the Tate Modern Museum in London by Studio Olafur Eliasson. The installation consists of a big space adorned by a light ball that resembles the sun. The yellow light, in combination with the big space, the height of the building and added fog create an immersive experience, breath taking, with simple elements. In this same space the artist Merce Cunningham performed a dance (link below) and it is important as a consideration for the versatility of use of an art installation and possible collaborations with other fields.


Merce Cunningham Dance at the Weather Project