Taumascopio / Mattia Paco Rizzi

Courtesy of Mattia Paco Rizzi

Courtesy of Mattia Paco Rizzi

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  • Curator: Regina Tetens for Olympus PhotoArtPath 2016

Courtesy of Mattia Paco Rizzi

Courtesy of Mattia Paco Rizzi

The center of the German Baltic town Zingst, received a new and permanent dimension, a space in space and a way out of reality’s forms and perspectives.

Courtesy of Mattia Paco Rizzi

Courtesy of Mattia Paco Rizzi

The architectural-artistic pavilion TAUMASCOPIO of the Italian / French Architect Mattia Paco Rizzi links the daily life in the street to something from another world.

© Ken Schluchtmann

© Ken Schluchtmann

People enter the artwork and change for a moment their view and knowledge of reality. Like that TAUMASCOPIO does not only offer to be a playful tool for children but takes adults in a space of meditation.

The work is the perfect room to stop for a moment or take photos to bring home.

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Diagram

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Sometimes the work almost seems to be dropped from outta space while the inside’s aesthetic in its perfection and beauty reminds of the high-quality design only used in boat and airplane construction. 

Courtesy of Mattia Paco Rizzi

Courtesy of Mattia Paco Rizzi

With the two openings to the surrounding world on both ends of the work the people can exchange looks and fragments of themselves.

© Ken Schluchtmann

© Ken Schluchtmann

The two viewers are conceived differently, the first for adult persons, the second for children and people on wheel chair. In this way all various publics can enjoy the kaleidoscopic reflections generated within the device.

Courtesy of Mattia Paco Rizzi

Courtesy of Mattia Paco Rizzi

The whole mirror exterior skin is glued to have no apparent fixing point. The pavilion blends in the environment and creates a fluid effect when it’s seen moving.

Courtesy of Mattia Paco Rizzi

Courtesy of Mattia Paco Rizzi

The installation will be open for the next three years

TAUMASCOPIO is an artwork in the exhibition Olympus PhotoArtPath 2016 curated by Regina Tetens.

Courtesy of Mattia Paco Rizzi

Courtesy of Mattia Paco Rizzi

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