The Fabrique des Lumières in Amsterdam

The Fabrique des Lumières in Amsterdam

The Fabrique des Lumières is a new digital art centre in Amsterdam. Made by the great Culturespaces team in the Westergasfabriek, an old gas plant in Amsterdam West (map), the Fabrique des Lumières offers website visitors a magical, immersive art working experience.

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The Fabrique des Lumières in the Westergasfabriek.

My first knowledge with the function of Culturespaces was a lot less than a year ago. During my Rhône River cruise in southern France, I frequented the Carrières de Lumières in an outdated stone quarry in the Provence. I was definitely amazed with the spectacular setting, the gorgeous images and music decisions. So, when I uncovered out that the identical group was opening a new sister site in Amsterdam in April 2022, I knew I experienced to see it!

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The entrance to the principal exhibition hall options images and video footage of the aged Westergasfabriek.
It also passes this great tunnel.

The Westergasfabriek, with its 17-meter-high walls and big open up house, is the best location for this immersive exhibition. The corridor was presently in use for cultural exhibitions but this will now be the everlasting dwelling of the Fabrique des Lumières. Acquire your tickets right here.

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Inside of the Fabrique des Lumières.

Gustav Klimt

The very first Fabrique des Lumières exhibition attributes the vibrant and vibrant works of Gustav Klimt and Friedensreich Hundertwasser, two of Austria’s most well-known artists. The 45-minute display soon begun with uplifting tunes and shifting photographs. The well-known works of Gustav Klimt filled the partitions and ground, a vivid burst of color that was merely enthralling.

The works of Gustav Klimt before long stuffed the walls and flooring.
At sure points, it was like I’d entered a distinct realm!

The most famous performs of Gustav Klimt were from his ‘Golden Phase’. Encouraged by the wealthy, golden mosaics in Ravenna, he employed gold leaf to produce his intricate, mosaic-like designs.

The famous ‘Judith and the Head of Holofernes’ by Gustav Klimt was painted in 1901.
gustav klimt famous works
Pallas Athena (1898)
The Tree of Lifestyle (1909)
An extraordinary audiovisual practical experience!


The Gustav Klimt exhibit lasted about 30 minutes, and was followed by a shorter display that includes the brightly coloured functions of Hundertwasser. The Culturespaces team have completed an outstanding occupation to showcase the performs of these artists, and pairing the frequently evolving photographs with audio. The audiovisual influence is unquestionably mesmerising!

The dazzling colours and playful shapes of Hundertwasser noticed from the balcony.
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The Hundertwasser phase was a 15-moment demonstrate of colour and youthful exuberance.
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I cherished the lively colours!

There’s so substantially to see that it is tough to know wherever to look. My suggestion is to select a few places in the course of the exhibition and continue to be put for a while in every place. In the back again of the corridor is a balcony which offers a panoramic see of the hall but I advocate shelling out most of your time on the floor floor for a total immersive experience.

Personally, I’m thrilled that Culturespaces chose Amsterdam to open up a new centre outside France! It certainly is a fantastic addition to the varied art scene in Amsterdam! Get your Fabrique des Lumières tickets listed here. Read additional about issues to do in Amsterdam.


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