Sunpath for San Basilio

Place: Castello di San Basilio, Pisticci (Matera), Basilicata, Italy
Year: 2012
Artist: Olafur Eliasson
Client: Studio Olafur Eliasson

Production of an artwork by Olafur Eliasson for the Castello di San Basilio, in the South Italian region of Basilicata. A heliostat projects sunlight into the underground cavern of the castle, where the sun ray is redirected twice by two mirrors before its path is deflected by a mirrored ring.