Panta Rei – Light Cube



The Panta rei metaphor (translated from greek: everything flows) refers to the thought of Heraclitus who writes that “everything moves and nothing stands still.”

Panta Rei - Light Cube

Panta Rei - Light Cube

Panta Rei - Light Cube

Panta Rei - Light Cube

Panta Rei - Light Cube

The artifact emphasizes the becoming of reality as a changing entity that renews and transforms. In this process of transformation, the light acts as narrative actant, produces plays and directs the action, highlighting the changed sensitive forms in time. Dynamic image of mutamaneto, the transition from one condition to another, is returned by a succession of bright moments that describe the interior space to the artifact, a layered volume of alternating full and empty, surrounded by four wooden walls. light experience Morphological experience, language and aesthetics expressed, synthesizes the concept of transformation over time through the movement of light.

Panta Rei - Light Cube


Panta Rei - Light Cube

Panta Rei - Light Cube

Panta Rei - Light Cube

This, filtering by the intervals between the internal levels to the cube, lights rhythmically the thicknesses of the geometries that relate a square and a circle cut out on two opposite faces of the solid. From an iconographic and cultural sight of the circle represents perfection, the sky (as seen in its spiritual sense), the totality and dynamism, while the square is identified with the material, with the man, the partiality and static. The association of these two geometric figures as well, always at the center of philosophical and artistic reflections, recalls in the collective concept of change and transformation, formally marked by the alternation of full and empty, light and dark, edges and curves , which change and vary linear advancing light.

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The light then showcases and accompanies the transformation that takes place inside the cube, a gradual transformation, marked by the movement of the viewer and governs by means of the magnetic wooden cube. bright sensory experience is then also involved the tact: to make sure that the light comes on and move giving rise to the lighting effect, you must place the movable cube on the top face of the artifact and slide it along the white line . The speed with which manifests the luminous phenomenon depends on who you interact.

Panta Rei - Light Cube

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