November 28, 2023


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The Fabrique des Lumières in Amsterdam

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The Fabrique des Lumières in Amsterdam

The Fabrique des Lumières is a new digital art centre in Amsterdam. Created by the great Culturespaces team in the Westergasfabriek, an previous fuel plant in Amsterdam West (map), the Fabrique des Lumières presents guests a magical, immersive artwork knowledge.

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The Fabrique des Lumières in the Westergasfabriek.

My initially practical experience with the perform of Culturespaces was fewer than a yr back. Throughout my Rhône River cruise in southern France, I visited the Carrières de Lumières in an outdated stone quarry in the Provence. I was really amazed with the breathtaking placing, the gorgeous pictures and songs possibilities. So, when I found out that the exact staff was opening a new sister site in Amsterdam in April 2022, I understood I had to see it!

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The entrance to the major exhibition corridor attributes visuals and video clip footage of the outdated Westergasfabriek.
It also passes this interesting tunnel.

The Westergasfabriek, with its 17-meter-substantial partitions and large open up house, is the fantastic spot for this immersive exhibition. The hall was already in use for cultural exhibitions but this will now be the permanent dwelling of the Fabrique des Lumières.

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Within the Fabrique des Lumières.


Gustav Klimt

The very first Fabrique des Lumières exhibition characteristics the lively and colourful functions of Gustav Klimt and Friedensreich Hundertwasser, two of Austria’s most renowned artists. The 45-minute show quickly began with uplifting tunes and shifting images. The famed is effective of Gustav Klimt stuffed the walls and ground, a vivid burst of colour that was simply enthralling.

The will work of Gustav Klimt soon loaded the walls and ground.
At selected details, it was like I’d entered a unique realm!

The most famous will work of Gustav Klimt were being from his ‘Golden Phase’. Impressed by the loaded, golden mosaics in Ravenna, he utilized gold leaf to build his intricate, mosaic-like designs.

The renowned ‘Judith and the Head of Holofernes’ by Gustav Klimt was painted in 1901.
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Pallas Athena (1898)
The Tree of Lifetime (1909)
An outstanding audiovisual expertise!


The Gustav Klimt demonstrate lasted about 30 minutes, and was followed by a shorter clearly show that includes the brightly coloured performs of Hundertwasser. The Culturespaces crew have done an fantastic job to showcase the will work of these artists, and pairing the constantly evolving illustrations or photos with tunes. The audiovisual influence is absolutely mesmerising!

The shiny colors and playful styles of Hundertwasser noticed from the balcony.
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The Hundertwasser segment was a 15-minute display of color and youthful exuberance.
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I beloved the vibrant colours!

There’s so a lot to see that it is tough to know where to search. My suggestion is to pick a number of places in the course of the exhibition and continue to be place for a though in every single place. In the back of the corridor is a balcony which presents a panoramic check out of the corridor but I advocate investing most of your time on the floor floor for a entire immersive experience.

Individually, I’m thrilled that Culturespaces selected Amsterdam to open up a new centre exterior France! It definitely is a fantastic addition to the assorted artwork scene in Amsterdam! Invest in your Fabrique des Lumières tickets here. Browse much more about factors to do in Amsterdam and how I included Fabrique des Lumières in my 50th birthday celebrations in Amsterdam.

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