Cédric Maridet, ‘Parhelia II’, 2015, Blindspot Gallery
Cédric Maridet, ‘Parhelia II’, 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.