Discover Circularium, an artwork commissioned by the General Council of Seine et Marne (France). The artwork receives support and funding from the Hautes-Pyrénées region area, the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region Council and the Regional Office of Cultural Affairs (Ministry of Culture). Awarded by the Scan Price in 2017 (France).
Circularium is a kinetic and interactive work of 4 meters high whose architecture is based on the circle and the concept of circular light. With this panoptic scenography and its spatialized sound, the artist immerses the audience in a multi atmosphere: 360 degrees of light and sound.
The project is to use the cylindrical profile of the device for circulating light frames and orient the eyes and the senses in all directions, mysteriously revealing the heritage and raising bridges with the collective imagination. The work has an impact architecture and extract stone sensitive qualities contributing to vibrate in sympathy heritage and visitor, past and look alive.
The work uses 5760 LEDs individually addressable and placed in 96 meters of polycarbonate tubes. The multiphonic sound consists of 8 speakers placed around the circumference of a 12 meters cold curved steel structure. Circularium is both a short light & sound show and an interactive art installation open to public testing through a handwork gestural controller working without any physical contact.