Felice Varini: Full-Scale Art on the Roofs of Salon-de-Provence

Until December 1, admire the work by Swiss artist Felice Varini, comprised of two red circles drawn on the roofs in the town of Salon-de -Provence.
By Angélique Jurquet

From a specific viewpoint, on the north court terrace of the Château de l’Emperià, you will see two huge red circles appear on the roofs, buildings and even chimneys of Salon-de-Provence.

This work was thought up by Felice Varini, a Swiss contemporary artist, as part of the Marseille- Provence 2013 European Capital of Culture program.

To achieve this result - as stunning as it is spectacular - long hours were needed at night marking 56 facades with projectors. It’s especially painstaking work, since it’s not paint but colored adhesives that are applied during a genuine acrobatic act! Get some altitude to admire this full-scale artwork.

Discover
Felice Varini "Double disque évidé par les toits"
From Tuesday to sunday 13h30-18h 
On the north court terrace of the Château de l’Emperià until December 1
Salon-de-Provence
Felice Varini : Full-Scale Art on the Roofs of Salon-de-Provence
Felice Varini : Full-Scale Art on the Roofs of Salon-de-Provence
Do you see the two red circles ?
Photography : MP 2013

Latest articles

10 easy rituals to help you relax at work

10 easy rituals to help you relax at work

From daily tasks to big challenges, there are plenty of stress factors when it comes to work. L'Occitane reveals some simple habits, performed in 5 minutes at your desk, designed to help you to stay calm in any situation.
Back to the source: Provençal vegetable tian

Back to the source: Provençal vegetable tian

Warm weather is here, and with it comes the taste of sun-drenched vegetables. Taking its name from the earthenware dish traditionally used for baking it, the tian's blend of aubergine, tomatoes and courgette is bursting with the flavours of the South of France. A delightful dish!
5 essential beauty steps after sport

5 essential beauty steps after sport

Vital for a balanced lifestyle, practicing a sport activity means adopting a specific beauty routine after each session. Discover these simple habits to adopt after exercise.