YEAR: December 2007
OCCASION: Exibition  MNAC-Museum, Bucarest/Romania
LOCATION: Parliament Palace, Bucarest/Romanian


Light performance
The natural patina on the historically and politically-charged building was projected back onto the building's façade* in real-time. The facade is the representative part of the building's visible shell. The monument's skin, or patina, which is in a permanent process of change, is made visible on its 'face' as a symbol of 'life'. Art is a form of reflection; a reflection of subjective perceptions. Individual creative processes give rise to new ideas and forms > CULTURAL PRODUCTS <

 Place of illuminatio
Parliament Palace (Romanian: Palatul Parlamentului), also know as the "House of People" (Romanian: Casa Poporului) is the second largest building in the world after the Pentagon. It was built between 1984 and 1989 according to a concept provided by the Romanian president, Nicolae Ceaucsescu.

When Ceaucsescu was executed in 1989, a heated debate ensued about the future use of this impressive building. Two years later, in April 1991, a decision was made. The neo-baroque building was renamed as "Parliament Palace" and since that time, it has been used as the seat of Romanian parliament and home to the MNAC (National Contemporary Art Museum).The decision went against the demolition of the parliament building so that it could bear witness to history. 

* The French word façade was originally derived from the Latin word facies: fa


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