Waterlicht, Amsterdam, by Daan Roosegaarde

Waterlicht Museum square Amsterdam by Daan Roosegaarde

new artwork in the centre of Amsterdam, Netherlands

May 2015
This inner city square, of almost 8 acres, is virtually placed underwater during three days. Waterlicht lets the visitor experience the almost forgotten power and vulnerability of water. This inspired Daan Roosegaarde: "Waterlicht shows how the Netherlands look like without waterworks, a virtual flood. Innovation is seen throughout our landscape, pushed by the waterworks and our history, but yet we’ve almost seem to forgotten this." The artwork consists of wavy lines of light, made with the latest LED technology, software and lenses.