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Butterfly Effect

Masamichi Shimada
Edition #8

Seven gigantic butterflies have landed on the surface of the canal. The butterflies not only rise and fall with the movement of the water caused by passing boats, but their wings glow blue against the dark night. At first sight, the artwork seems to portray a peaceful, almost magical scene. But with his artwork Butterfly Effect, Masamichi Shimada attempts to portray how something as delicate as a butterfly can possess such immense power.

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Masamichi Shimada

Originally a Motion designer, Masamichi Shimada (JP, 1978) has been focused on creating light art for many years. In his installations, Shimada combines light and a range of other materials such as...

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