Flight Wave

Flight Wave

Flight Wave, located at Indianapolis International Airport, was inspired by the phenomenon of massive flocks of starlings moving in “murmurrations.” The piece itself is made from small pieces of dichroic glass, assembled to form abstract bird shapes and grouped to mimic how birds fly in groups.  The artists studied and mapped bird flights for months before finalizing the design.

Dichroic glass is coated to create colors, which, when illuminated, reflects their complementary color. The piece

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Date created: 2008

Associated artists

Arlon Bayliss
Arlon Bayliss


7800 Col. H. Weir Cook Memorial Drive, Indianapolis, IN, 46241


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