Theater (design by mpdStudio)

The theater stage sits on the shore of a scenic waterway and is surrounded by lush natural landscape. Bangkok based MPD studio Architects devised a bamboo-based structure inspired by the shape of the surrounding mountains and the movement of the trees. In the center of the Theater stage stands another gigantic bamboo structure that open…

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Rainforest Pavilion – 2nd edition (with Joy Collective)

The Rainforest Pavilion is an interactive installation and performance venue created in cooperation with Joy Collective and Matteo Messervy, aiming at stimulating all our senses. The visual concept stems from Indonesia’s endangered rainforest by installing a white camouflage fabric on the bamboo-based structure to look like a cocoon shape. Furthermore, the lighting design added an…

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Bridge (Design by mpdStudio)

Designed by the architects from mpdStudio, The Bridge is a bamboo-based structure located on a waterway be- tween the front zone and the main zone, with the natural forest with massive plant right by it. The structure displays a bamboo tunnel with designed patterns. The lighting concept gives emphasis to the bamboo patterns with various…

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Feasting Hall (Ab Rogers Design)

Designed by “Ab Rogers Design”, The Feasting Hall is a place to have dinner consisiting of interesting concepts of foods from renowned chefs. The Hall is circle shaped, with a kitchen at the center and sitting spaces around. It uses bamboo as its main material for the structure with a curve shaped roof and a…

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FORBIDDEN FRUIT PAVILION (design by Adam Pollina)

The Forbidden fruit pavilion was designed by Adam Pollina. It is like a dance-house made from bamboo and fabric. The location of this pavilion was near the natural forest full of massive plants, which is a backdrop for the DJ booth. For the main concept of the pavilion designed by Adam, conveying a cozy and…

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Cactus Bangkok

Cactus is the latest trendy cocktail-lounge located in Bangkok, Thailand. The concept : The lighting design concept devised for Cactus did not solely consider the architectural character of the site. Our primary intention was to fully reveal to the public the multi-dimensional ”spatial pulses” of the landscape’s natural features as the night falls on the…

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Luna Lounge

The cocktail bar is located in the heart of Sukhumvit. A place where romance mixes with art. The French artist and lighting designer, who often uses various types of fabrics to line up together and communicate various emotional states, chose a piece of white camouflage as a bright white ceiling that reminded him of the…

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National Museum Bangkok (Part II)

Following up on the “Night at the Museum” december 2015 edition, Matteo Messervy is honored to bring forth his artistry once again and present his perennial lighting design installation to some of Thailand’s most prestigious landmarks, the Bangkok National Museum. It is an immense privilege to contribute, preserve and highlight the great cultural heritage of…

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Farm stage (Design by PO-D Architects)

Wonderfruit is an arts, music and lifestyle festival located at The Fields, Siam Country Club, Pattaya in Chonburi, Thailand. The festival aims at addressing eco issues and bring forth sustainability to Thailand. The event features musical performances, art, installations, workshops and talks, along with fine cuisine from renowned chefs. The main Farm stage was designed…

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Villa YenakArt Bangkok

In 2018, Thailand hosted a major Art event : the Bangkok Art Biennale. Starting with a non-profit foundation to engage and inspire diverse Thai, ASEAN and international audiences by actively fostering recognition and appreciation of contemporary art exhibitions. In this context, Matteo Messervy was commissioned to create the lighting design of the YenakArt Villa, a…

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Burj Khalifa 2016, LED mapping facade

Burj Khalifa 2016, LED-mapping facade and architectural lighting In the context of the BURJ KHALIFA FACADE ART OPEN CALL, Matteo Messervy and and Gabriel Camelin  were commissioned by the Burj Khalifa to present a dynamic led-mapping scenography on the Burj Khalifa, and have their work displayed on the whole length of the iconic structure’s facade…

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“Concrete Nature”, Bangkok

  “Concrete Nature” by Matteo Messervy From November 27th to december 11th, Matteo Messervy will be showcasing his latest light-art installation produced by the French Embassy in Thailand, in the context of Galleries Night and the COP21 Sustainable Environment  Forum 2015, with the collaboration of Philips Lighting Thailand and EPSON Thailand. The artwork presented for this occasion…

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Château de Versailles, Monumental Projection Mapping

On the occasion of the 7th edition of the European Night at the Museum which took place at the Château de Versailles, France. Produced and directed by Minh Tran Long and Crossroads-Vision Monumentale, Matteo Messervy brought his artistic contribution to this sound & light monumental video projection mapping of the Palace of Versailles main facade.…

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Aerolux – MK2

A metallic structure supporting 50 colored computer controlled fluorescent tubes, wrapped-up in a 10×6 meters large inflated envelope made of fire resistant tissue. The screened light radiates softly, changing tones in a continuous slow process mimicking the heartbeat of a person who is dreaming. It creates a cozy smoothing atmosphere that softens walls’ nuances and…

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Hôtel de Ville, Cocoon

“Hôtel de ville” Paris City Hall – Nuits Blanches 2004 2002 inaugurated an annual contemporary art event in Paris known as “Nuit Blanche”, in English one would say an “all nighter”. Ten years later, this city wide phenomenon is still thriving. In 2004 Matteo Messervy was asked to create his installation in Paris city hall,…

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“Lille 2004” European Capital of Culture

“Lille 2004” European Capital of Culture In 2004 the European Capital of Culture was awarded to the city of Lille and Matteo Messervy was given the opportunity to create a monumental installation encompassing nearly one city block. Messervy’s inflatable creation was housed within the courtyard of the museum as a part of the exhibition “Roubaix,…

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The Opus, Thonglor, Bangkok

THE OPUS BUILDING : LIGHTING UP THE URBAN EXPERIENCE watch the video  Lighting design by Matteo messervy The context The Opus Building clearly stands out in the urban setting of its surrounding neighbourhood : Thonglor. An area fast becoming a hotspot in Bangkok, known for its excellent choice of fashionable and upmarket residential, commercial and…

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The Embassy of France in Thailand, Bangkok

Following a call to project for the embassy of France in Thailand, the artist and lighting designer Matteo Messervy was among the five designers chosen to present a conceptual lighting design for the french embassy’s new premises in Bangkok. The building’s prismatic shaped monolithic appearance is accentuated by a sleek, icy white Corian cladded façade.…

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Marvel’s Edge

“Light, my light, the world-filling light, the eye-kissing light, heart-sweetening light”  (Rabindranath Thakur) The context Located in the city of Pune, in India’s Maharashtra province, the Marvel’s EDGE project spearheads a new era of urbanism. Envisioned by Marvel Realtors Group, the project is remarkable both by its proportions and its design but also by its…

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Aéroports de Paris

Aéroports de Paris – Charles de Gaulle S4 Terminal Aéroports de Paris (ADP) have commissioned contemporary artist Matteo Messervy for a monumental light installation in the new terminal at Charles de Gaulle Airport which will be open to the public on june 2012. 80 000 people pass through the Paris airport each day. Matteo Messervy’s…

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Hypnotic Conversations – Parly2

This installation is composed of all original lighting designs crafted with the intention to give the visitors the impression of entering a world of harmony and peace and quiet in contrast with the universe generally proposed by other more traditional commercial centers. Here the light plays with lines and curves while restoring sensations of natural…

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Nice Etoile

The commercial center Nice-Etoile in Nice, France commissioned Matteo Messervy to create a monumental installation for it’s main lobby in 2006. For this installation, Messervy chose glass as his medium. It is subtle, elegant and it’s transparency allows spaces to visually unite. Each of the intricately designed one of a kind flute-shaped glass sculptures contain…

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Beaubourg – Centre Georges Pompidou

The Centre Georges Pompidou (architects Renzo Piano and Richard Rogers) is home to one of the largest collections of modern and contemporary art. In 2006 Matteo Messervy was commissioned to create a lighting installation for the façade of the building. Messervy focused on circulation, the flow of people in conjunction with the outstanding forms of…

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MK2 Bibliothèque

Paris François Mitterrand Library (architect J.M. Wilmotte) houses Europe’s largest movie theatre company, MK2. Matteo Messervy’s two installations curated by Caroline Bourgeois are designed to facilitate the internal circulation of light in this enormous glass building. The striking size of the empty cinema screens inspired the artist to use the power of white with it’s…

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Ascension – Limelight Lounge

A 5×2,5 meters large egg like aluminum structure, on which optical fibers are wrapped-up all around, to project a diffuse halo. The whole place is bathed in a cosmic light, giving a feeling of unreal lightness. People there must feel in a dreamlike world, far from daily strain. Date of completion : 2003

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Alcatel – Lucent

ALCATEL-LUCENT Executive Briefing Center The purpose of the project was to create optimal conditions, both of comfort and amazement, to allow transmitting to the guests, who are the main actors of the industrial, economical and political world, the complete scope of ALCATEL-LUCENT activities. In order to challenge the constraints of this existing place, full of…

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Thailywood – Concept overview

Thailywood Pattaya The ambition behind this project was to create a foundation for the Arts, develop an Artist-in-residence programme and make this place an educational haven for the senses and nurture curiosity. The alignment of the vegetation, abundant and consisting of only local varieties shows authority over nature. The purpose here is to create an…

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Sephora – Gardens of Johdpur – “Midi Minuit”

Midi-Minuit, exhibition at Sephora , Jodhpur garden, India, 1999 The work was commissioned by the invitation of the Maharajah of Jodhpur and financed by Sephora and Mr. Chafik Gasni. Matteo Messervy has decided to invite spectators to a specific trip in the Indian world. The concept purpose was to ensure the revival of the palace…

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L’aura Boutique

L’AURA couture boutique Matteo Messervy completed this commercial project; store design, artistic direction and lighting design in 1997 for the couture boutique L’aura in Warsaw, Poland. The almost complete destruction of the urban structure during World War II, followed by the communist regime greatly influenced the current landscape of the city which has yet to…

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