The beauty of a work illuminates the world. However this light is only a pale reflection of beauty absolute, and the artist is the one who reveals this beauty world. The eye of the visitor is invited to blend with the work and its creator to discover that it is only light.
Installation of MATTHIAS CONTZEN AND PHILIPPINE LEROY-BEAULIEU
Film by Tais Bean, Original Music by Sven Meyer and John Hassell
As part of Nuit Blanche 2014, and Matthias Contzen Philippine Leroy-Beaulieu feature Planet, a visual and sound installation that invites us to plunge in the moment in which consciousness becomes matter. Around an archetypal planet marble lace White, the sculptor Matthias Contzen and his accomplice Philippine Leroy-Beaulieu, propose to immerse ourselves in a world of sound, made visible through cymatyques projections, dancing mandalas, formed in water, taking shape in the vibration of the live music played by Sven Meyer and John Hassell in the nave of the Church of St. Paul St. Louis. A contemporary version of the first words of the Genesis: "In the beginning was the word ...".
THE SHOW PIECE
At the center of the nave of the church of Saint Paul-Saint Louis, the white marble planet with pink reflections Matthias Contzen, slowly turns on itself, bathed in the milky light of a new dawn. On the wall of the choir behind the altar, a suspended tulle welcomes cymatics projection. The sound that has developed world as the planet dancing mandalas in beat of the music played by two musicians present in the nave, who take turns throughout the night around the CymaScope so that the primordial vibration only stops at dawn.