Lights as optical illusion
Lyon 1st, Lyon 4th, Quebec
Among the 650 mural paintings realized by CitéCréation, some of them as an optical illusion, amid the most famous, present a nightly version, with a production of lights :
The « Wall des Canuts », 1 200m2 of Optical illusion, tells the evolution of the lyonnais neighborhood of the Croix-Rousse… Every decade, a new version of this fresco show the urban changes lived by this neighborhood and the characters painted on it are aged 10 years!
The « fresque des Lyonnais », 800m2 of optical illusion, pays a tribute to 30 lyonnais who participated in forging the identity of the City…This building, visited by hundred of thousands of lyonnais, their friends and crowds of tourists, has become the most photographed monument in Lyon!
The « City’s library », 600m2 of optical illusion, exposes nearly 500 works from writers from the region…A meeting place for those who love reading!
The « fresque des Québécois », 500m2 of optical illusion, in the historic heart of Quebec, presents 30 personalities who have marked the history of this town…This artwork receives 2.5 million tourists per year!
Project owner : City of Lyon, with thirty private compagnies, city of Quebec, with CCNQ and SODEC
Artistic direction / Scenario / Creation : CitéCréation / Project manager Gilbert Coudène
Speakers : Alain Guilhot Lights Architect, Philippe Hutinet, public lighting service of city of Lyon