There is a an architectural crown in Durham, its name, Durham Cathedral, United Kingdom (built at the end of the 11th century and a symbol of the most accomplished example of Norman architecture in England).
This architectural crown was recently bejeweled by Miguel Chevaliers who, on the 12th-15th of November 2015, wove colored patterns of complex meshes ( a mesh is a three dimensional modeling polygonal forms which are made up of vertices, edges, and faces) which have trompe l’oeil effects into the ribbed-vault ceilings of theDurham Cathedral.
Like a constellation of stars consciously lighting our path,
the installation “evolves and transform slowly in real time. These huge virtual light curtains twist, move and resize to create from diverse and complex shapes. The surface is deformed to generate the abstract landscapes of a living universe that is constantly changing”.
This installations is interactive in its use of “sensors to detect movement of visitors, altering the light fresco and impacting the structure of the work”.
Other notable contributors to this masterpiece are:
- Generative and interactive virtual-reality installation produced by Artichoke;
- Software by Cyrille Henry and Antoine Villeret;
- Technical production by Voxels productions.
This installation is a daring and genus work of arts. Testament to the fact that indeed, beauty can never be overdone.
By: D’zyna Eni