Henri-Bourassa (Axel Morgenthaler)

Axel Morgenthaler

.98 (2007)

Stainless steel and LEDs
Programme d’intégration des arts à l’architecture du gouvernement du Québec
Location: corridor

These two murals each consist of 98 three-colour LED lights forming two triangles with a hexagon in the centre. The images suggest the iconography of the Incas, the elements of nature, infrared photographs, and astronomical images.

Did you know?

As on a TV screen or computer monitor, the three basic colours (red, green, and blue) allow millions of colours to be displayed.

About the artist

Born in Bern, Switzerland, in 1965, Axel Morgenthaler studied electronics and theatre before combining the two disciplines. Describing himself as a light sculptor, he has created more than 100 lighting and stage designs.

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