Paris Nuit Blanche 2008

LUEURS with Stefane Perraud

Every day in the world, 355 000 children are born and 145,990 people die. Yet this daily flow is imperceptible to human eyes. Lueurs is a symbolic representation of this cycle of life, a poetic reflection and meditation on life and death. 18 000 LEDs are programmed using an algorithm based on statistics of births and deaths worldwide : one LED alights for every birth, one LED turns off for every death. In real time, the small lights appear and disappear, moving, winding like a snake, paying a tribute to the strength and beauty of existence.

PARIS NUIT BLANCHE – Église Saint-Germain L’Auxerrois – Octobre 2008