RCA graduate Oscar Lhermitte has developed Urban Stargazing’ installed across London – artificial constellations depicting traditional and contemporary myths drawn from the city.Lifting our gaze upwards the site-specific constellations can be observed with the naked eye. 

A combination of fibre optics and LED lights and solar panels bring to life stories such as ’the mosquito’ which references the unique species of the insects discovered in the london underground in 1985, ‘The Irish Giant and Hunter’, after the pioneering surgeon John Hunterian and his work with the 2.34 meter tall giant who’s skeleton rests at the Hunterian Museum.

Map of the constellations

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