GLOW-2011 - LAb[au]


International Forum of Light in Art and Architecture
Eindhoven 2011
6th Edition 'Illusion and reality'

LAb[au] invited with:
binary waves, cybernetic urban installation

Due to the dedication of CityDynamiek Eindhoven, from November, 5th to 12th, 2011, the city center of Eindhoven turns again into a forum of interventions, installations, performances and events based on the phenomena of artificial light.

The Subject 2011: 'Illusion and reality'
Eindhoven is a city of many aspects, it changes between day and night between being open and insular, between dense architecture and green open spaces between light and a dark. What one moment seems a peaceful garden, becomes if twilight falls, a decor of eerie shadows. What could be perceived as a romantic bridge during the day or a chilly bicycle tunnel, in the evening, becomes a beacon of light or a maze of color. What is the illusion and what is the reality, or where does art begin and reality end ?

Or is Eindhoven's reality already an art in itself? GLOW 2011 aims to show a multitude of these aspects in a route which connects two pivotal institutions celebrating their anniversary this year, respectively the Technical University Eindhoven's (TU/e) 55th anniversary and the Van Abbemuseum's 75th anniversary. In doing so, let us wisely meet in the middle of illusion and reality, because if Eindhoven embodies truly creativity both necessary.


GLOW 2011

Marjan Ruiter (voorzitter; Zeeuws Museum), Diana Franssen, Annie Fletcher (Van Abbemuseum), John Jaspers (Museum Kunstlicht in de Kunst), Walter van der Cruijsen, Fernand Pereira (Philips LAC), Har Hollands (Har Hollands Lichtarchitect)

Project Management
CityDynamiek Eindhoven

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