EPHEMEROSCOPE - laser light installation
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EPHEMEROSCOPE - laser light installation

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Galerie Ravenstein

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<<< From 7 DEC '16 until 7 JAN '17 >>>

*** Official Opening 8 DEC '16, 18:00 ***

/// Free Entrance ///


EPHEMEROSCOPE (2016) – Ken Christiaens / Jürgen De Blonde

An interactive installation developed by Icon-Brussels for the Galerie Ravenstein, in partnership with Creative District & BOZAR.

Ephemeroscope is an intriguing laser light installation, placed in the centre of Gallery Ravenstein’s interior ‘Rotonde’, evoking an immediate and often forgotten sense of connection between men & its surrounding cosmic nature.

Linking hi-tech, natural and human-constructed elements, this wintertime installment acts as a digital recreation of Foucault’s pendulum, interpreting and translating ephemeric and live-GPS data into an authentic representation of Earth’s rotation, lunar phase & relative position.

AV-artist and ICON-Brussels founder Ken Christiaens and renowned Belgian soundpioneer Jürgen De Blonde create a timeless, oddly inviting biotope and soundlandscape, echoing the mysterious charm of Nordic woodlands and nature’s proximity, delicately constructed around immediate audience’s gestures and movements.

State-of-the-art lasertechnology & programming, real-time sound capturing & processing of movement, a 7.1 surround representation, a unique setting and a balanced blend of natural resources make for a multifaceted, layered experience, bringing one to self-reference and contemplation, possibly even reconnecting to the emotional self.

Ephemeroscope (2016) is created by Icon-Brussels, a new creative platform for innovative research and development, fusing art and contemporary technological advancements. The work is created as a 1st commission to Ravenstein Gallery, initiating a new dynamic of art, technology and interactivity, revitalising and dynamising the gallery to its once acclaimed grandeur.


7 December 2016 - 7 January 2017

Opening hours: every day from 7am to 11pm

Free entrance

Ravenstein Gallery – 1000 Brussels


Official opening: 8 December, 18:00


For more information, please visit:
http://www.icon-brussels.be/?page_id=2135

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