interactive chambers of color chromosaturation by carlos cruz diez
 
interactive chambers of color   chromosaturation by carlos cruz diez
nov 29, 2012

interactive chambers of color chromosaturation by carlos cruz diez

‘chromosaturation’, 1965-2012 by carlos cruz-diezsite-specific environment composed of fluorescent lights with blue, red and green filters)image courtesy of americas society gallery, new york. photo © arturo sanchez

 

 

franco-venezuelan artist carlos cruz-diez has been exploring the concept of color since the movimiento cinético (kinetic movement) of the 1950s and 1960s – with his renowned immersive works ‘chromosaturation’ in development since 1965 available for viewing at the musée en herbe in paris until the 16th of december, 2012 and also the museo universitario arte contemporàneo (muac) in mexico until the 10th of february, 2013. the work is an interactive manufactured habitat composed of three color chambers – red, green and blue – that invites visitors to be engulfed by its tri-stimulus womb-like environment.

 

the chromatic spaces act as detonators to alter the perception of its audience – modifying skin color, clothing and objects – shocking viewers’ retinas from the changing visual saturation as they move from booth to booth. cruz-diez experiments with the spectator’s quotidian experience of color, disrupting the way light is processed by the human eye – creating an aesthetic universe that submerges the observer in the artist’s autonomous reality of color, time and space.

 

 

interactive chambers of color   chromosaturation by carlos cruz diez the artist has been exploring the concept of color since the movimiento cinético (kinetic movement) of the 1950s and 1960simage © carlos cruz diez

 

 

interactive chambers of color   chromosaturation by carlos cruz diez the work is an interactive manufactured habitat composed of three color chambers – red, green and blueimage © carlos cruz diez

 

 

interactive chambers of color   chromosaturation by carlos cruz diez the chromatic spaces act as detonators to alter the perception of its audience – modifying skin color, clothing and objectsimage © carlos cruz diez

 

 

interactive chambers of color   chromosaturation by carlos cruz diez cruz-diez experiments with the spectator’s quotidian experience of color, disrupting the way light is processed by the human eyeimage © carlos cruz diez

 

 

interactive chambers of color   chromosaturation by carlos cruz diez the aesthetic universe  submerges the observer in the artist’s autonomous reality of color, time and space.image © carlos cruz diez

 

 

interactive chambers of color   chromosaturation by carlos cruz diez image © carlos cruz diez

 

 

interactive chambers of color   chromosaturation by carlos cruz diez image © andy huntington

 

 

interactive chambers of color   chromosaturation by carlos cruz diez image © carlos cruz diez

  • i like

    Darija SH
  • I cannot stop looking at this, love it!

    Marloes
  • Total Trance like feeling…
    very very impressive
    love the part that there are no shadows .. just different tones…

    ADG
  • El gran maestro venezolano del color.
    http://www.cruz-diez.com/

    acoll999
  • Woah, would love to FEEL the different colours in these saturated spaces. Very clever installation.

    Andrea Ventling
  • its like James Turell in chaos.
    Turell never liked Flavin, he said ” it’s ok until
    the switch is turned on”

    skipper
  • Joseph Albers in 3D
    well done
    I look forward to the next envelope that you push thru
    thank you

    Paedra
  • its like Dan Flavin but taken to the next level – I would love to experience an installation like this

    dbkii

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