Geometry of Light at Barcelona Pavilion

Geometry of Light at Barcelona Pavilion

Geometry of Light, an art intervention by Luftwerk in collaboration with Iker Gil, will take place at the Barcelona Pavilion February 10-17. The intervention is part of the Fundació Mies van der Rohe’s ongoing program of artistic interventions and is organized as a collaboration between the foundation and MAS Context.

Opening Reception
February 9th, 2019
5:00 p.m.
Mies van der Rohe Pavilion

Join us for welcome remarks from Anna Ramos, Director of Fundació Mies van der Rohe, and Ivan Blasi in conversation with Luftwerk and Iker Gil followed by the followed by the launch of the art intervention. The intervention will run daily February 10-17 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Geometry of Light is an immersive intervention at the Barcelona Pavilion envisioned as a contemporary lens for this important masterpiece, highlighting and expanding upon the architectural and material features of this structure. Using the 1929 Pavilion, designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and Lilly Reich, as the foundation of the work, Geometry of Light creates a new interpretive layer extending from the primary elements of the architecture, including the gridded plan, vertical planes, and materiality.

In concert with the projected light, a custom-designed sound piece by Oriol Tarragó is integral to this experience. Together, these elements coalesce—both unifying and disjointing the physical and perceptual space—in a new, altered perception and interpretation of the Barcelona Pavilion.

Geometry of Light is part of the LLUM BCN festival and the Santa Eulàlia festival.

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