Artist Creates Amazing Artificial Glowing Nebulae Over City Skies

By Jesus Diaz on at

I love Janet Echelman's floating alien sculptures. I want them to be everywhere, like otherworldly guardians of the night. Urban skies—devoid of stars thanks to light pollution—are a lot more beautiful with these stunning nebulae in them.

There's a Kickstarter campaign to collect funds to build a new 700-foot-long (213 metres) floating sculpture in Vancouver, her largest yet. This is a computer simulation:

And these are some of her sculptures around the world: