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Optik is an interactive installation that reflects on our ability to play with our surroundings while giving the opportunity for brand new point of views on our daily environment. It provides a unique platform for users to manipulate at free will how they want to see the world.
Through movement and reflection of light, each colorful unit encourages the public to engage with another unit and other people within the space, sparking spontaneous conversations, dance parties, jam sessions, light shows, and to finally see each and everyone’s true color.
Optik transports people away from their daily routine and into a state of play; it is no longer just a photogenic monument within a space and becomes a communal hub for social connection.
Be the first to experience this installation at its U.S. premiere November 25 through January 8.
Creation and artistic direction: The Urban Conga
Sound and light design: Serge Maheu
Design of interactive control systems: Serge Maheu
Structure and engineering: Maintenance Industries Meca-Fab inc.