LeedsBIDs Christmas in Leeds Campaign, SPIRIT hovers above commuters as they progress through the railway station. The ethereal figure will shine a festive light as people rush and hurry through the season. NEWSUBSTANCE have created SPIRIT, a structure that will house 3,000 LED lights, use 10km of coloured string, it is 5 metres above the concourse and overall span is 24m x 14m. NEWSUBSTANCE are a UK studio specialising in dramatic, bespoke performance structures and have created pieces for Take That, Mumford & Sons and even the Beijing Olympics. .
17 November 2016. Picture Bruce Rollinson
‘Spirit’ is part of Leeds Business Improvement District’s ‘Christmas in Leeds’ campaign and hovers above passengers and commuters as they make their way through the station.
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The structure comprises 3,000 LED lights, uses 10km of coloured string, hovers five metres above the concourse and has an overall span of 24m x 14m. ‘Spirit’ has been created by NewSubstance, a UK studio that specialises in bespoke structures. It has previously completed work for Take That, Mumford and Sons and the Beijing Olympics.