Édition 2017
Le Temple du Goût
Les Instruments

Using fog, phosphorescence, and simple automatic mechanisms, Darrot’s “instruments” and playlets act as narrative extensions of Hécate, his project for Place Graslin.

By referencing the yantra Mandir Observatory in india, the playlets and automatons the artist presents here are like the astronomical instruments that constitute this observatory: they all call astronomy and space travel to mind.

A floating astronaut, drifting above a crater from which a mist wafts up to the sky, a marionette discussing the world of particles