By Carlo Bernardini, working with fibre optic cables he creates each piece with the one special view point that the audience are to view the piece from, I find the intersection points between the glowing lines really fascinating.
“Paper is simply paper as long as it is white, but once you draw on it, it becomes ‘a drawing’. A design in light is a mental drawing that uses dark space.”
At first glance this is just a gorgeous series of instruments slowly deteriorating into butterflies, until you check out Paul’s website to find out that the butterflies are all made of empty beer cans he finds in the streets of New York: “every one of them once raised to someone’s lips. My process of ‘recycling’ them into images of butterflies is a quiet physical meditation, a yoga of tin snips and files and fingers”.