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Divine light

Light as a central biblical term describes, illuminates and raises questions. The word “light” is used 245 times in the Bible. Right at the beginning of the first Book of Genesis it is said: „And God said, ‚Let there be light‘, and there was light. The prophet Isaiah commanded: ” Arise, shine, for your light has come, and the glory of the Lord rises upon you.”(60,1)  → Read more

Termin: Janury 18 to Mach17, 2019

Adresse: Johanneskirche | Cecilienstraße 2 | 66111 Saarbrücken/DE

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Mischa Kuball :: res·o·nant :: A Light and Sound Installation

Light and shadow under high voltage

The voids made of bare concrete in the Jewish Museum Berlin stand in all drama for the attempt to extinguish the Jews in Europe and are reminiscent of the barbaric murder of Jews during the reign of the National Socialists. Mischa Kuball (* 1959, Düsseldorf/D) has designed an impressive light installation for these voids, 24-meter-high, empty shafts. Circular and trapezoidal light fields …
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Termin: November 17, 2017 to Summer 2019

Adresse: Stiftung Jüdisches Museum Berlin, Lindenstraße 9-14, 10969 Berlin/DE

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Bernardí Roig | The cruelty of light

When light becomes torture, there is nothing left but to protect yourself from the light and close your eyes. The light in Bernardí Roig’s (*1965, Mallorca/SP) installations is of a mercilessly blinding brightness. Roig stages life-sized human figures in a glaring light. The light is smashing – it’s blowing you away.
Read the full article on the exhibition in the latest issue 2018#4  → Read more

Termin: November 24, 2018 – April 04, 2019

Adresse: Zentrum für Internationale Lichtkunst e.V. | Lindenplatz 1 | 59423 Unna/DE

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James Turrell :: Ganzfeld »Aural«

The physical presence of light

Light, color and space dissolve completely. In the light installations of James Turrell (* 1943, Los Angeles / USA) you lose all sense of space after a while. Neither the dimensions nor the source of the light can be perceived. The eye no longer finds any points of orientation, and the gaze loses itself in the infinite vastness and depth of a dense colored-light mist that envelops you completely. → Read more

Termin: 12 April 2018 to 30 September 2019

Adresse: Foundation Jewish Museum Berlin, Lindenstraße 9-14, 10969 Berlin/DE

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