French artists lights up Marina Bay
Three French artists have been chosen to participate to the first light festival in Singapore, the i Light Marina Bay : TILT presents "My Public Garden", a huge garden with illuminated flowers, which comes from the Light Festival in Lyon in 2009 ; Pascale Petitjean, founder of Partex, has partnered with the Singaporean architect Aamer Taer to create "Jellilight", illuminated flying saucers ; and the architect firm Wy-To (Yann Follain and Pauline Gaudry) has come up with "A blue mirage in the city of light".
It aims to celebrate the nightscape with the use of energy-efficient lighting and to create awareness for energy-saving lighting technology for the urban environment.
The festival will feature a light walk composing of over 20 dynamic light art installations and sculptures as well as interactive and performance-based art displays from talented local and international design luminaries.
The artworks will be installed at various locations around Marina Bay including the newly opened Waterfront Promenade.
This event is presented by the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA), organised by Smart Light Singapore (SLS) and supported by the French Embassy in Singapore.
Date : 15 October - 7 November 2010
Venue : Marina Bay & Waterfront Promenade
More information on http://www.ilightmarinabay.sg/