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Skylight

Designed and programmed by UNM students.

SkylightThe Balloon Museum’s Skylight brings beautiful lights to the northern face of the Balloon Museum. Partnering with University of New Mexico’s Social Media Workgroup, this electronic art can be programmed to be interactive with your smart phone.

UNM’s Social Media Workgroup investigates the social and ecological impacts of media technology through practice-based research. Based at the University of New Mexico, the group designs and creates projects related to media technology, environment, and social change.

Designed and programmed by Isaiah Smith, Eric Guesz, Rusell Bauer, and Kevin Bott with UNM instructor and award-winning artist Andrea Polli. Skylight was installed in 2014, and continues to be a popular attraction during Balloon Fiesta, special events, weddings, and receptions at the Balloon Museum.