Computer controlled light work for Lille 2004 - European
Cultural Capital, 2004
NATURE 04 is a public project, transforming the 20 story
Lilleurope Tower into a luminous kinetic sculpture.
NATURE 04 takes the concepts of time, sequence and matrix to
create a contemporary jacquemart, a mechanical public clockwork,
animating specific kinetic patterns throughout the night.
In cycles, bursts of light spread over the sides of the tower
and then subside again. Eventually there is only darkness and
stillness – the tower rests as if exhausted. Regaining
"consciousness" at specific moments, the light patterns often
conclude with static icons, like punctuation marks along the
+NATURE 04 text
© Kurt Hentschläger 2004