Baylor College of Medicine is located in Houston, TX which is on the 30th parallel North. Baylor is the new home for the National School of Tropical Medicine. Baylor works in conjunction with hospitals in cities like Cairo, Jerusalem, Baghdad, Delhi, Shanghai and others that also sit on the 30th parallel. This sculpture celebrates that affiliation.
Aluminum panels shaped using an English Wheel then polished and attached to a lightweight wood frame.
Blue neon accentuates the gap that is the 30th parallel. White neon behind give apperance of floating off the wall.
11'x13'x15", the sculpture was originally located on a temporary wall, then relocated to it's permanate location within the hospital's lobby.