A total of 16 collections have been carefully curated and placed in the seven rooms to showcase the theme that interprets the blurred boundaries, outlines and borders of objects and things.
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Drawing inspiration from the moon and sun – each is represented by a disc suspended at either end of the voluminous hall – both serve as focal points. The moon’s reflection in water at night is captured by zigzagging, 50-metre wall that augments in height from one meter in the front to six meters at the far end, where the setting morphs into an abstract ode to the region’s famous Northern Light.
Windows in the wing that houses the show feature a geometric pattern that reveals the most prominent aspect of Murcutt’s design: a roof highlighted by a cluster of golden triangular prisms intended to imitate lanterns. Lined with multicoloured glass, the prisms admit gems of light into the mosque, which change with the movement of the sun.