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Inspired by Waterlicht

Roosegaarde's Waterlicht is a must-see for this month.

A light installation that re-captured our attention this month was Waterlicht by Daan Roosegaarde, which featured in this month's Arc magazine.

Waterlicht literally translates to 'Water Light'. Roosegaarde designed the installation with the intention of making the user feel part of a 'virtual flood'; evoking a sense that the audience is submerged under water.

Lines of wavy light are projected above the audience, mimicking the movement of water in a mesmerising sensory experience. But, also one that addresses a wider environmental issue.

Roosegaarde designed the piece to raise awareness about rising sea levels, by demonstrating the impact of a flooded dystopian world. 

 

The Dutch designer recently brought the installation to the UK where it is currently situated in a valley near Castleton in the Peak District. It will then travel across to Madrid and finally on to Roosengaarde's home town in the Netherlands. 

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