At the occasion of a fundraising campaign organized by the university of Cambridge in king’s college chapel, the artist Miguel Chevalier was invited to create a series of immersive projections to accompany the speeches of renowned professors and alumni.
for the event, the artist imagines a number of different graphic
universes, which are generated in real time and use their own digital
language to illustrate and interpret a wide variety of subjects
including academic excellence, health, africa, biology, neurosciences,
physics, biotechnologies, etc.
This is the first time that the university of Cambridge has invited an artist to make a work of art in the chapel to illustrate Stephen Hawking’s research about black holes, Miguel Chevalier imagines an immersive environment made up of thousands
of constellations that plunge the guests into the mystery of the
universe. in the same spirit, each of the projections entices
the audience into a remarkable and imaginative atmosphere where science
Went to Evensong at King’s College this evening. As usual, I spent most of the time staring at the very English and astonishingly gorgeous fan vault (completed 1512-1515), which is the largest in the world.