rosalie Light-Art

The Universal Theater of Light

rosalie

rosalie

Distributed for Scheidegger and Spiess

With Essays by Armin Köhler, Michael Merin, Jörg Müller-Quade and Peter Weibel

448 pages | 325 color plates, 1 DVD | 10 1/2 x 13 | © 2010
Cloth w/ DVD $110.00 ISBN: 9783858813084 Published March 2011 Not for sale in the United Kingdom or Europe

The work of German artist and stage designer rosalie is marked by the innovative transgression of limits. Her work has been shown in galleries and museums across Germany and has been featured in several international art fairs, including Art Basel, Art Cologne, and Art Frankfurt. In addition, rosalie has gained particular recognition with opera and theater audiences for her stage and costume designs. 

But in recent years rosalie has made use of new technologies and materials to create large, kinetic light sculptures, or as she calls them, “new universes of light.” rosalie Light-Art presents several of these light-art projects, revealing in steps how each piece was conceived and then constructed. Accompanying the 350 color illustrations are a DVD and essays by authors in physics and musicology exploring the relationships between science and art.

Contents
Combined German/English Edition

rosalie—The Universal Theater of Light
    by Peter Weibel
Light. Art.
Light. Art. Concerts.
Light. Dance. Theater.
Light. Music. Theater.
Light. Projects.
Scientific Texts.
    Light—As Old as the Big Bang yet Forever New
    by Michael Mertin
    Optics—Light from a Scientific Perspective
    by Jörn Müller-Quade

Appendix.
    List of Illustrated Works
    rosalie Biography
    Catalog of Works/Exhibition List
    Images—Objects—Installations
    Catalog of Theater Works
    Bibliography
    Author Biographies
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