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Brief Published: 4 Oct 2011

Purple Rain at Nuit Blanche


The 10th Nuit Blanche art festival takes place this week in Paris, featuring an installation by artist Pierre Ardouvin. Titled Purple Rain, the artwork occupies a courtyard in the Hôtel d’Albret, and showers visitors in mauve-coloured rain. They are invited to walk through it with an umbrella while listening to a specially selected soundtrack.

The inclusion of this piece in the festival highlights an emerging trend for immersive initiatives where visitors experience colour by being wholly surrounded by it.

Pierre Ardouvin
Nuit Blanche

Art & Design