luzinterruptus: floating presence luzinterruptus: floating presence
aug 08, 2010

luzinterruptus: floating presence

‘floating presence’

the last in their series of public light interventions, ‘floating presence’ by spanish designers luzinterruptus featured 80 lit beings inhabiting the waters of albacete, spain in the eastern mountains of la mancha. historically, the location was best known for the shooting of a spanish film ‘amanece que no es poco’. in leaving an army of these illuminated  floaters in the water, the view was reminiscent of the surrealist atmosphere depicted in the film.

living in harmony among the surrounding fish and ducks, the aim of the project was to bring attention to the less frequented lower part of the town and to bring together neighbouring locals. the duration of the installation was one week. upon the dismantling of this public intervention, the river was left clean and unpolluted.

‘floating presence’ during installation

‘floating presence’ during installation

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