Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning 7 photos

PGCRL is an innovative medical research and international learning centre. Sara Petroff was asked to develop an art installation which reflected excellence in medical education, collaboration and creativity. The results are stunning and powerful.

Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning

PGCRL is an innovative medical research and international learning centre. Sara Petroff was asked to develop an art installation which reflected excellence in medical education, collaboration and creativity.

Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning

This double storey art installation was to be viewed from a public gallery "break out" area adjacent to a lecture hall, as well as the 2nd floor elevator lobby.

Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning

The blown glass elements resemble double walled cells, arranged in a floating twist indicative of DNA

Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning

The views are dramatic when passing beneath the installation to the elevators.
The cells appear to emerge and float.

Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning

This side view of the cells shows how seamless the installation is, making the artwork appear to float and emerge from the wall.

Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning

The view from the 2nd floor elevator lobby.
The colours were selected to tie in with the glass donor wall beyond in blues.