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Colorful Rooftop Exhibits

Daniel Buren Has Transformed a Rooftop Into a Mirrored Paradise

— July 16, 2014 — Art & Design
French artist Daniel Buren's latest exhibit, 'Défini, Fini, Infini,' is being shown at Le Corbusier's Cité Radieuse building in Marseille.

The installation features a series of seven previously unseen art works by Buren. The large window underneath the canopy has been sheathed in translucent overlay, adding to the stained glass sections already within the frame. During the evening, light is filtered through the screen, reflecting all other mirrors throughout the space.

At one end of the roof sits a row of angled panels. The upward-facing sections are mirrored to reflect the sky; the rest feature a black, white and red checkered pattern. Meanwhile, the ground is peppered with a lot of small podiums featuring colored tops and striped sides.
Trend Themes
1. Interactive Rooftop Installations - Opportunity for artists and designers to create immersive experiences for buildings with unused rooftop space.
2. Translucent Overlays - Innovative use of translucent overlays to enhance the visual impact of buildings and public spaces.
3. Multi-sensory Display - Opportunity for artists to engage audiences through the use of light, texture, and color in public spaces and buildings.
Industry Implications
1. Art and Design - Artists and designers can explore unconventional spaces and transform them into interactive installations, creating unique experiences for audiences.
2. Architecture and Construction - Innovative use of building materials and design elements can transform public buildings and spaces, creating new opportunities for artistic expression.
3. Tourism Industry - Interactive rooftop installations and immersive experiences can attract visitors to cities and buildings, creating new opportunities for the tourism industry.
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