Everything around us every day is alive, but we don’t always remember this. Every living organism, even the smallest and most invisible, is capable of assimilating, increasing and transforming energy. “Pulse“, the new light installation by Claudia Bueno, immerses everyone among nautilus, plants and corals world and gives us an unprecedented multisensory experience.
“Pulse” is a luminous room, a hand-designed glass aquarium that reproduces the energy transmitted by living beings in the sea. To create this multi-sensory room, the Venezuelan artist and a team of women painted 60 glass panels and recreated the slow, oscillating movements of life in the depths. By imitating the elaborate spiral scores of marine organisms, Claudia Bueno created detailed and meticulous drawings on which to base swaying light animations.
“It seems like it doesn’t matter what size, materials, and tools I am working with, the same kinds of patterns manage to manifest themselves over and over, building on each other, gaining both complexity and simplicity at the same time. It has been an interesting brain challenge to visualize a stack of 2D drawings that then become 3D and move. It’s my own version of a non-digital, hand-drawn time-lapse or animation.”
Claudia Bueno’s is a hypnotic and timeless installation that reflects her love for nature, energy and life.
“Pulse” will soon be premiered in the AREA15 spaces at Meow Wolf in Las Vegas, check out images of the project under construction here.
Words by Federica Cimorelli