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Tue 19.11.

‘Tina’ light and the Way of St. James by arturo alvarez (ES)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 19.11.2013 - Tagged as: ,

'Tina' light installation by arturo alvarez in the historic chapel of Hostal dos Reis Católicos, in Santiago de Compostela, Spain

‘Tina’ light installation by arturo alvarez in the historic chapel of Hostal dos Reis Católicos, in Santiago de Compostela, Spain

Lighting designer Arturo Alvarez has created a pop-up lighting installation using ‘Tina’, a pendant light he designed composed of polypropylene strips, in the historic chapel of Hostal dos Reis Católicos, in Santiago de Compostela, Spain, a one of a kind architectural setting dating back to the 15th century.

 

 

'Tina' light installation by arturo alvarez in the historic chapel of Hostal dos Reis Católicos, in Santiago de Compostela, Spain

‘Tina’ light installation by arturo alvarez in the historic chapel of Hostal dos Reis Católicos, in Santiago de Compostela, Spain, photo: Héctor Santos-Díez

“This lighting installation symbolizes the happiness after finishing the Way of St. James” says arturo alvarez. The Way of St. James is the pilgrimage route to the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela in Galicia in northwestern Spain, where tradition has it that the remains of the apostle Saint James are buried.

 

'Tina' light installation by arturo alvarez in the historic chapel of Hostal dos Reis Católicos, in Santiago de Compostela, Spain

‘Tina’ light installation by arturo alvarez in the historic chapel of Hostal dos Reis Católicos, in Santiago de Compostela, Spain, photo: Héctor Santos-Díez

 

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