Borough Market is hosting one of five Streetscape Carousels dotted around London during the Olympic Games.
The selected buildings and structures of different scales are collaged together to form a silhouetted wrapped around the inside of a cylindrical drum which is raised up on legs.
At night, a central light illuminates the silhouette from the inside, projecting the silhouetted streetscape in light and shadow back onto its surroundings.
By turning a crank, the layer of silhouettes can be made to rotate animating the shadows across the surfaces of the urban space in which it rests.
"Borough Market is delighted to be hosting a Streetscape Carousel," says Keith Davis, managing director of the market.
"With the market open seven days a week throughout the Olympic and Paralympic Games there is ample opportunity for people to come and connect with this fantastic installation showcasing Borough Market's unique place within the SE1 landscape."
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