Le souffre des dieux
- Date 1999
Engineering faculty, Université de Sherbrooke
Metalworks by FOL art public / L’Œil de Poisson, Québec
I have noticed lots of vantage points on this specific area in the building. Scientific research could head for many directions of the same topic as well.
As it allows no distance for the viewer, this three floors high atrium encourages a large scale installation which does not allow us to appreciate the overall impact in a single glance.
My 1990s research aimed sometimes to involve mechanics towards the pursuit of happiness. It seems that some poetry might appear the most in very hard works as daring the impossible ; where are the Gods? What are they up to? Inspired by meteorological devices, a well-oiled machine sets its gears and sensors to reveal it.
A high rotatig tower is on the lookout for any hidden data in the winds, anticipated through the large window. As the propeller transmits rotation to the tower, datas have some chance to drive for a while to the last meter that says : Well, the gods are sad today.