Created by Artists Day Christensen and Brook Robertson, Aurora Borealis is an art installation in the Eccles Theater Lobby, representing the wonder and beauty of the natural phenomenon that is the Northern Lights. Its our hope that hundreds of suspended ribbons across the large lobby will engage merry makers downtown with the colors and magic of the winter sky.
The Aurora Borealis can be viewed in the Eccles Theater Grand Lobby from Main Street through the beginning of January 2021. Please be sure to wear a mask and maintain social distancing.
Day has 35 years of experience developing public art projects for libraries, light rail stations, airports, state capitol buildings, recreation centers, medical facilities, and public parks.
These projects range from; fabricated and cast bronze sculpture, formed glass, murals, paving designs, light sculpture, earthworks, to suspended sculptures. Materials have included, bronze, glass, stone, laser cut metals, wood, and stainless steel.
Brook’s training and background in Interior Design has developed into a broad range of design/build
projects that have focused on artistic elements unique to each specific project. In recent years his work has expanded to include public art.
Since 1977, Brook has been involved with live theater, performance, and stage production. He has
performed with community and professional theater in Chicago, New England, the Western United States, and throughout Utah.
Watch the installation of hundreds of suspended ribbons across the lobby that represent the colors and magic of the winter sky.