The end o April saw the opening o a new artsvenue in ront o the Institut du Monde Arabe inParis: the Mobile Art Pavilion designed by re-nowned architect Zaha Hadid – a breathtakingstructure in a ormal language o continuousuidity. Until autumn, the Mobile Art Pavilionshowcases the exhibition “Zaha Hadid, une ar-chitecture”. For this exhibition, Zumtobel hasdesigned and provided a lighting solution mat-ching the building’s organic look: Arcos LEDspotlights, which were especially developed orart applications, and minimalist LED spots o the multi-unctional Supersystem lighting sys-tem have been installed.For Zumtobel, collaborating with renowned ar-tists and dealing with light, architecture and arthas always been a priority: many innovative im-pulses have been triggered by internationalproject partnerships with architects, lighting de-signers and artists. The Mobile Art Pavilion, too,covers a completely new feld o experience inthe interplay o architecture, light and art. The Mobile Art Pavilion was designed in 2007or the CHANEL ashion house by Pritzker Prizelaureate Zaha Hadid. Ater having travelled toHong Kong, Tokyo and New York, the structureboasting organic orms has now been donatedby CHANEL to the Institut du Monde Arabewhere it will be used to host exhibitions by ta-lented artists rom Arab countries. The current opening exhibition is devoted to thearchitect o the Mobile Art Pavilion hersel andpresents a selection o works by Zaha Hadid.
Press releaseDornbirn, June 2011
New arts venue
Zumtobel illuminates Zaha Hadid exhibition in the Mobile Art Pavilion
B1 I Experiencing art in art: the Mobile Art Pavilion’s uid architectural language also aects its interior cur-rently showcasing the opening exhibition “Zaha Hadid, une architecture”. Its organic orms and structuresenable a constant variety o exhibition spaces, creating a unique context which acilitates the viewing o artas a collective experience.