Josh Harker's projection-mapped 3D Taurus Geodesica brings disco light show to Birmingham

Disco Bull Head lights up the Bullring every night for two weeks

The Bullring shopping centre in Birmingham is the setting for artist/sculptor Josh Harker’s Taurus Geodesica, unveiled last night.

Nicknamed Disco Bull Head, it will be coming to life at Bullring every evening for two weeks until its finale on 8th October during Student Night.

An innovative commissioned piece of projection mapped 3D art, Disco Bull Head is a light installation which the organisers claim has never been seen before in Birmingham.

The 15ft installation was created and designed by Harker, the artist behind the Shogyo Mujo Skull at Burning Man festival in 2014, which also recently made an appearance at Siggraph.

Harker is becoming well-known for his 3D printed artwork but this is probably his first public installation in the UK.

"I was thrilled to be commissioned by Bullring shopping centre, to create the Disco Bull Head," said Harker. "To bring my work to the UK and work with the team on bringing this vision to life has been such an amazing experience and I hope the people of Birmingham enjoy what we have created."

Michaela Moore, general manager at Bullring shopping centre, said, "It has been an absolute privilege to have been able to work with such an incredible artist as Josh, and to design and create Disco Bull Head. The local community is really important to us at Bullring, so to be part of everything that is going on in Birmingham in September is fantastic. We hope everyone comes down to enjoy a performance from Disco Bull Head whilst it is here over the next fortnight."

Shoppers at Bullring can get involved with Disco Bull Head by taking selfies during performances and posting these to social media using #DiscoBullHead, to be in with a chance to win a £50 gift voucher each day for the best selfie.  

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