Digital art centres
The Atelier des Lumières is the first digital art centre in Paris, established in a former nineteenth-century foundry that has been entirely restored. With 140 video projectors and a spatialised sound system, this multimedia equipment is used on a surface area of 3,300 m2, extending from the floor to the ceiling, with walls up to ten metres high. The Atelier des Lumières has become one of the most important cultural sites in Paris, using the digital revolution to promote artistic creativity.
Located in Bordeaux’s former submarine base, the Bassins des Lumières present monumental immersive digital exhibitions devoted to the major artists in the history of art and contemporary art. The digital exhibitions is perfectly adapted to the monumental architecture of the submarine base and is reflected in the water of the four enormous basins, thereby adding a new dimension to the immersive experience. Visits are conducted on gangways above the water and along the quays of the enormous basins.
An immersive art centre that has become an essential venue in Provence, the Carrières des Lumières are located at the foot of the town of Les Baux-de-Provence, in the heart of the Alpilles. It has established itself as a place for transversal experimentation and cultural dissemination. Since 2012, Culturespaces has been holding digital exhibitions that immerse visitors in the pictorial world of the greatest artists; the projection surface spans 7,000 m² from the floor to the ceiling, to a height of up to sixteen metres.
Located in Westerpark, ten minutes from the historic city centre, the Fabrique des Lumières uses cutting-edge, unique technology to create immersive exhibitions devoted to some of the most celebrated figures in art history. The venue has a surface area of 2,800m² and is intended for the inhabitants of Amsterdam and the surrounding region. The exhibitions, which are accessible to all generations, are designed to complement the unique architecture of the site, with its seventeen-metre-high walls. In addition to the immersive exhibitions that focus on classical and modern artists, an area is devoted to the exhibition of contemporary works.
Phoenix des Lumières opened its doors in Dortmund, in a former gas plant part of the famous Phoenix West blast furnace. Located in the core of Phoenix West area, 15 minutes away from Dortmund city centre, Phoenix des Lumières uses unique cutting-edge technology to create immersive exhibitions devoted to some of the most famous artists in the history of art. The exhibitions are designed to complement the unique architecture of the Phoenix des Lumières, with its 13-metre-high walls and 3000-m²-surface area.
Located in the former ‘Emigrant Industrial Savings Bank’, the Hall des Lumières art center offers immersive exhibitions dedicated to the great masters of art history in a 28,000 ft² space across from New York’s City Hall. The exhibitions are designed to complement the venue’s interiors of marble, columns, bank tellers, stained glass windows and sculptures, to enhance the unique multi-sensory experience.
Within the stately Walkerhill Hotel, at the foot of the Achasan Mountain in Seoul, the Théâtre des Lumières guarantees a unique and immersive experience for visitors. The greatest masterpieces in Art History are projected onto imposing installations; visitors have the chance to cross a suspended walkway, giving them a closer look at the works of art projected onto walls that tower up to 17 metres high in this former cabaret.
The Bunker des Lumières is in Jeju, an island that is a much sought-after destination for Asian visitors, located in the Pacific Ocean, which is a one-hour flight from Peking, Shanghai, Seoul, and Osaka. The visitor walks in larger and larger rooms to arrive in a main room which, thanks to the installation of mirrors, presents a set of reverberations and perspectives.