Cédric Maridet, ‘Parhelia I’, 2015, Blindspot Gallery
Cédric Maridet, ‘Parhelia I’, 2015, Blindspot Gallery

The kinetic sculptures of Parhelia are machines that simulate sun halos created by spinning ice crystals in the atmosphere. These early cinema devices, whose shapes have been inspired by metallic poles or towers in Ny-Ålesund and Pyramida, create an undefined planetarium.