Montrealers and tourists are invited from December 10 to January 31, 2016, to discover Impulsion, a winter installation made up of 30 giant bascules that will transform the Place des Festivals into a vast and bright playground, A videoprojections course unpublished. The creation is the work of Toronto firm Lateral Office and CS Design, in collaboration with EGP Group, both of Montreal.

The consortium, selected under the contest of this sixth edition of Light Therapy, offers children and adults a playful and interactive space that will warm hearts during the cold season. The official inauguration of the works in the presence of the creators takes place today at 5:30 pm at the Place des Festivals and is open to all. Music, braziers and trucks restaurants await you!

“Every year, we look forward to a new urban and creative winter experience in the heart of the Quartier des spectacles. Luminotherapy’s public facilities transform our relationship with the city, embellish it and give it an eminently friendly touch. Luminotherapy contributes to the global influence of Montréal in the field of interactive arts designed for public space, “says Ms. Chantal Rossi, City of Montreal’s Associate Councilor for Culture, Heritage and Design.

 

Photo by : art_inthecity Source: Flickr