In Pictures: How American artist James Yamada can help you beat the winter blues

By Culture24 Reporter | 28 November 2011
A photo of a woman standing under a flourescent blue light sculpture at night
A walk-in light sculpture at Parasol Unit in London is aiming to boost public health by sheltering visitors from bad weather and exposing them to bright light
© Courtesy James Yamada / Parasol Unit
A photo of a woman standing under a flourescent blue light sculpture
The Summer Shelter Retreats Darkly Among the Trees is made of aluminium and holds light elements at 10,000 lux - the intensity used to treat Seasonal Affective Disorder
© Courtesy James Yamada / Parasol Unit
A photo of a flourescent blue light sculpture
The installation is the first artwork in Parasol Unit's Parasolstice - Winter Light series of outdoor projects
© Courtesy James Yamada / Parasol Unit
A photo of a people standing and sitting under a flourescent blue light sculpture at night
New York-based Yamada is the first artist to take part in the project, and his shelter will be available to enjoy free of charge
© Courtesy James Yamada / Parasol Unit
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