This solution allows the heat to soften the cold edges of the ice sculpture, giving it a changeable profile.
The visitor has the impression of being surrounded by an unusual dance in a surreal scene where architecture and art form an unnatural, incandescent glacier.
Light also plays an important role, permeating the ice structure to produce a series of different hues and veins of changing colour.
Hadid's light and the Chinese artist's fire contribute dynamic tension and soft fluidity to the ice structure. Cai Guo-Quiang frees the lines of the ship, making them fluid and dynamic.