White Night – Nuit Blanche 2021: light and sound installation by Pablo Valbuena in the Bois de Vincennes

Published by Caroline J. · Photos by My B. · Published on 28 September 2021 at 10h42
This Saturday October 2, artist Pablo Valbuena unveils his “Gyrotope” installation in the Bois de Vincennes, Paris, for the White Night 2021.

The staple White Night is back this Saturday October 2, 2021 in Paris and Île-de-France. On the occasion, many installations will be unveiled for free. Although the Paris Philharmonie will throw a five-show music marathon, for instance, a bit further south, a light and sound installation will light up the Bois de Vincennes from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Called “Gyrotope”, this work has been designed by Pablo Valbuena whose work mostly relies on space, time and perception. Some key elements in his work are the overlapping between real and virtual, the dissolution of the borders between reality and perception, and even links between time and space.

Artistic order placed by the Société du Grand Paris, “Gyrotope” is a large circle made of columns creating a sculptural volume deployed in time and space through intangible and ephemeral elements such as light and sound. Through this installation, artist Pablo Valbuena invites viewers to enjoy an experience based on the perception of movement. This work is both an object and an environment depending on how you look at it: from the inside, the outside, or at the border.

To discover the “Gyrotope” installation by Pablo Valbuena, head to the Bois de Vincennes (on the plain across the Grande Pagode) this Saturday October 2, 2021 from 8 p.m.

Practical information

Dates and Opening Time
On 2 October 2021
Starts at 8 p.m.



    Plaine de la Belle Etoile
    75012 Paris 12


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