au concert printemps flottant
au concert printemps flottant is a kinetic installation composed of organic and industrial materials, including a live tillandsia medusa, a custom LED grow light, a motor, and commercial gas vapor street lights, among other materials. a micro-controller regulates movement and changes in lighting intended to both sustain the tillandsia and reveal a sequence of 26 short variations in movement and light over 11 minutes.

au concert printemps flottant was built and programmed on-site at the palais de tokyo during the installation period for nouvelle vagues' concert hall. the work was influenced by, and references, the themes of music, play, and integration at the heart of this exhibit. for additional works and info please visit www.mayarouvelle.com

materials: tillandsia caput medusa, electronics, plastic tubing, metal springs, custom electric light, vellum, wood, paint.
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