DIATOMEAE. Light projections

Hotel La Palma au Lac Locarno-Muralto 2023

An immersive installation dedicated to diatoms, beatiful single-celled microalgae that have populated fresh and salt waters for more than a hundred million years and constitute a valuable environmental resource.
Floating images drawn by hand, engraved on glass plates and projected by vintage diaprojectors, transformed and reconfigured with LEDs.


Temporary artwork realised for the Hotel La Palma au Lac, visible from dusk until end of season 2023.


Vernissage, Thursday 25 May at 9pm.

Special guests: Valentina Blagojevic aka Dj Ms Hyde; Matteo Terzaghi Philosopher & Director Light Projection Office, Ottorino Pedrazzini Biologist.

Graphic design: Max Prandi.

Pictures: Nicola Colombo; Sheldon Suter.


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