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Oct 28 2013, 3:07am CDT | by PR.com

Pittsburgh, PA, October 28, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Call it a case of art imitating life. For residential and commercial LED applications, original equipment manufacturers frequently turn to...

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Art Imitating Life: Acclaimed Artist Selects Bayer MaterialScience Plastic Sheet and Film for Art Installation

Oct 28 2013, 3:07am CDT | by PR.com

Pittsburgh, PA, October 28, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Call it a case of art imitating life.

For residential and commercial LED applications, original equipment manufacturers frequently turn to polycarbonate for its clarity, toughness, good light transmission and light weight. Now, these same properties have led acclaimed artist Danial Nord to utilize polycarbonate in his sound and light installation, No Exit (2013), for the California-Pacific Triennial at the Orange County Museum of Art.

Nord’s installation consists of a translucent twenty-foot wall with three open doors, suspended from the ceiling and internally illuminated by video-controlled LED lights. The source footage, edited from explosion scenes in Hollywood action-adventure movies, drives the bursts of color, light, and sound that provide a striking auditory and visual experience to visitors of the dark gallery.

To convey his aesthetic and artistic message to his audience, Nord needed LED diffusion materials that were reliable with outstanding performance. He chose Makrolon® Lumen XT polycarbonate sheet and Makrofol® LM 903 polycarbonate film from Bayer MaterialScience LLC to bring his artistic vision to life.

The polycarbonate film, found in the interior of key LED components, was chosen for its excellent light reflection and dispersion in tight areas containing LEDs. Nord chose the polycarbonate sheet for its outstanding LED light diffusion, flexibility, durability and surface texture. This product can be found on the exterior surfaces of the sculpture.

“This installation shows that our materials, which are proven in the commercial and residential lighting markets, can also be used in creative, more avant garde applications,” said Dennis Duff, managing director, Sheet NAFTA, Bayer MaterialScience LLC. “The exceptional properties provided by our Makrolon polycarbonate sheets and Makrofol polycarbonate films translate into numerous LED applications that are only limited by the imagination.”

Danial Nord’s No Exit (2013) will be on display at the Orange County Museum of Art as part of the 2013 California-Pacific Triennial running through November 17. This show features 32 artists working in countries around the Pacific Rim. No Exit (2013) is the first in a series of site-specific works from Nord using similar materials and technologies. For more information about Danial Nord and his work, visit http://danialnord.com/.

About Bayer MaterialScience LLC:
Bayer MaterialScience LLC is one of the leading producers of high-performance plastics in North America and is part of the global Bayer MaterialScience business with approximately 14,500 employees at 30 production sites around the world and 2012 sales of 11.5 billion euros. The company manufactures high-tech polymer materials and develops innovative solutions for products used in many areas of daily life. The main segments served are the automotive, electrical and electronics, construction, medical, and sports and leisure industries. Sustainability is central to Bayer MaterialScience LLC’s business and is based around the key areas of innovation, product stewardship, social responsibility and respect for the environment.

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For more information about Bayer MaterialScience LLC Makrolon polycarbonate sheet products, call 1-800-628-5084 or visit www.sheffieldplastics.com.

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