Pittsburgh’s Gulf Tower Beacon Will Stand as Giant Mood Ring

Pittsburgh’s Gulf Tower Beacon Will Stand as Giant Mood Ring

Carnegie Museum of Art will tap six-story weather beacon to reflect responses to the city's shared images on Instagram

Emma Hutchings
  • 11 february 2015

In the lead-up to New York-based French artist Antoine Catala’s new exhibition at the Carnegie Museum of Art, the museum will be using Pittsburgh’s Gulf Tower as a giant mood ring. The tower’s weather beacon will reflect responses to the city’s shared images on Instagram by changing colors in real-time to convey sentiment changes.

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