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Pagan by Romain Tardy is Inspired by Ancient Traditions

By: Meghan Young - Published: Feb 28, 2013 • References: romaintardy and fubiz.net
Pagan by Romain Tardy is a stunning projected installation that is influenced by the Latin term Paganism,' which refers to religious traditions that are polytheistic or indigenous. Nevertheless, viewers don't have to be knowledgeable about such terminology or traditions to appreciate the visually striking show. The beautiful forms created will strike a cord in anyone's heart.

Installed on the main facade of the Museum of Antiquities in Toulouse, France, Pagan by Romain Tardy was specifically inspired by a bacchanalian head scultpure that was exhibited as an antique pagan idol. By using the idea of polymorphism, the head is made almost invisible via a network of straight lines. Not to mention that the light present throughout Pagan by Romain Tardy creates several patterns from abstract constellations to enigmatic symbols.