Sculpture. Interactive. Water Feature. In honor of MLK Jr.

Fountain Detail In honor of Martin Luther King Jr’s ” I Have a Dream” speech, visitors have their “DREAM” sent into the ether via the sculpture’s abstracted hilltop.​ Inspired by the words of the late Martin Luther King Jr.’s ‘I Have a Dream’ speech, Depeña created a meditative, sculptural experience by utilizing the idea of […]

Public Art. Column. Glass. Sound. Dynamic.

Glass Detail Inspired by traveler’s journey, this project includes wayfinding, dynamic lighting activity tied to airplane traffic at the airport, and custom audio. “Air/Traffic/Control” is an installation in the 6 elevator lobbies at the Nashville International Airport’s new Ground Transportation Center and Terminal Parking Garage. The project was inspired by the complexity and mechanisms of […]

Public Art. Sculpture. Responsive Lighting

View in Sunset mode Architecture as a living organism, coming alive in three modes – Sunset, Night, and Event (noise in arena activates lighting). This project is inspired by the idea that architecture can be a living, breathing organism that can come alive by the activity of the building’s end users. The energy created in a building […]

Public Art. Sculpture. Lighting controlled by wind.

Overall View Shaped by storm data, Arc visually conveys real-time wind conditions with color and movement. Commissioned by Miami-Dade Art in Public Places and the City of Aventura, ‘Arc’ reimagines the destructive force of Hurricane Wilma as a source of renewal and inspiration. The project originated from a desire to transform the aftermath of the […]

Public Art. Installation. Lobby. Column. Interactive.

View with Interaction Light installation energizes a major Miami commuter hub, blending interactivity, community reflection, and memory. As a main stop in Miami’s MetroRail system, the space serves as a hub for commuters; incorporating the notion of daily circulation into his piece, Depeña uses sensors and light to focus on the communal nature and circulatory […]

Knight Sounds: Sinfonica
Interactive. Painting.

Display behind Symphony Live interactive light installation, abstracting the Charlotte Symphony’s Conductor Laureate Christopher Warren-Green’s movement and the musicians’ performance into art.​​ Commissioned by Charlotte Symphony as part of their Knight Sounds program, the studio created an on-stage responsive, interactive light installation inspired by the Symphony’s journey through the works of popular Spanish and Latin […]

Light Cloud
Interactive Mobile. Light. Sound.

Light Detail Transforms learning into interactive, suspended art. Light Cloud is an interactive, suspended installation that captivates and educates visitors at Tampa’s Glazer Children’s Museum. This project merges the realms of art and interactive learning by inviting participants to manipulate light and sound through touch. Installation View Merges art and learning through light and sound […]

The Walkers
Interactive Mural. Reed Krakoff, New York, NY..

Storefront Detail A temporary public art collaboration with fashion designer Reed Krakoff. This storefront installation was located at Krakoff’s flagship store on Madison Avenue, NYC. The main component is the responsive element that uses the viewers movement to activate the lighting. https://vimeo.com/videos/57171588 Project Video View of Window facing North View of Window View of Window […]