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Luminothérapie | 8th edition

Luminothérapie | 8th edition

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November 30, 2017 to January 28, 2018


For the eighth annual edition of Luminothérapie, Place des Festivals becomes a vast playground with the installation of Impulse - a series of 30 interactive seesaws with light and sound that changes when in motion. The seesaws form units of light and sound that can be activated by the public to create an ever-changing composition. By playing on the seesaws, you create a dynamic light and sound wave giving a pulse of warmth to the winter’s short days and dark nights.

Impulse embodies ideas of serialism, repetition, and variation to produce zones of intensity and calm. It is an ever-changing urban event and an instrument in which the public becomes the musicians and artists.

Impulse a participatory creation by the firms Lateral Office, and CS Design, in collaboration with EGP Group.

November 30, 2017 to January 28, 2018*

Sunday to Wednesday: from noon to 10 p.m.
Thursday to Saturday: from noon to 11 p.m.

See the leaflet of Luminothérapie

*Except certain dates: December 24, 25 and January 1st janvier from noon to 6 p.m.; and December 31 from noon to midnight.

Les lointaines

Take advantage of your visit to Luminothérapie to discover the new architectural video projection, Les Lointaines, projected on the façade of the Pavillon Président-Kennedy (PK), UQAM.



Seasaws design: Lateral Office et CS Design, in collaboration with EGP Group
Sound design: Mitchell Akiyama
Mechanical design and Production: Generique Design
Electronic production and interactivity: Robocut Studio