Blue Moon. Christmas Lights Gran Via Madrid 2014-2015

Blue Moon. Christmas Lights Gran Via Madrid 2014-2015
Brut Deluxe. Gran Vía [MAD] Spain
metalocus, PEDRO NAVARRO
Moom by Ben Busche/ Brut Deluxe. Photography © Miguel de Guzmán
The installation, called Moon, was designed specifically for Gran Via by commission of the City of Madrid. It consists of 31 different light motives that, as a whole, acts like a flip book at urban scale of 31 images.

Again, repeat a agreat decoration of Christmas Lights in Madrid with Brut Deluxe and photos by Miguel de Guzman.


Instead of flipping through the pages with the thumb to produce a primitive cinematographic illusion of motion or animated pictures, with Moon it is the spectator itself that creates this effect by moving himself along the street. 
Instead of a typical Christmas light installation, consisting of a determined design which is repeated n-times along a street, they created an installation that changes at each point of the route that is perceived completely only with time and by displacement. 

The sequence of images represents a trip to the moon. Additionally to the displacement of the spectator, the installation utilizes the specific topography of Gran Via with its respective rises from each end; at Plaza España and the crossing with Alcala Street and its most elevated more


Brut Deluxe is an architecture and design studio headed by Ben Busche (Munich 1968). Founded in 2004, Brut Deluxe operates from two platforms in Madrid and Munich.

Brut Deluxe is focused on the investigation and more

de Guzmán

Miguel de Guzmán born in Rio de Janeiro in 1972. He is an architect (ETSAM. 1998) and also architectural photographer. He has been professor in the Graphic Ideation Department at CEU Architecture School and the Photography Department of Istituto Europeo di Design in Madrid. Since 2008 Imagen Subliminal is the broadcast platform through which he shows his work as photographer and videographer. As an more