The neologism LIGHTSCAPE means the total light situation, the distribution pattern
of light on an image. This artificial word that is often used as a product name
for branded products (perfume, porcelain), in the lamp and lighting industry, photo
art as well as computer animation, gradually becomes the keyword for light art and projection in public space.
The term ILLUSION derives from the Latin word illudere, a composition of the verb
ludere (play) and the local preposition in. Its meaning ranges from throwing into
the game to play games with sb. up to intellectual game.
The work LIGHTSCAPE – ILLUSION goes in for a visualized intellectual game
about light as the source and basis of our visiual perception and reflects about the
illusion of seeing. Formally starting point is the projected, set up serially in circled
type term LIGHTSCAPE. The resulting disc and sphere typographies suggest
perspective and three–dimensionality and provide lighting landscapes with different
Light as a concept, as a phenomenon and medium is formally set in relation to associations
such as kaleidoscope, rose window, globe, sun, iris, eye, atom, nucleus
etc. and to the symbolic power of point, circle and sphere.
The special technique of two congruent superimposed projections includes the
viewer and his shadow into the apparent three–dimensionalty of the projection and let
it be part of the work.