Helmut Eigenmann / Water & Light Design
°Video Works with water and light
°Water and light: visual experiments °“Wave Dream”, relaxation design and sensory rooms °Profile and credits
°Art and design work °Events and exhibitions             °Science and exhibits °Contact
°Others videos of my work
Helmut Eigenmann
Swiss, born in Milan, Italy, 1951.
Degree in Physics.


Activity in the field of optical properties of water
(night-rain visibility of traffic signs)
Development of a rain simulator for optical testing of wet reflective materials
Consultant of 3M Company, reflective traffic signs
Photographic activity in nature of water & light phenomena

Activity from 1991

Experiments on visual effects using water and light
Beginning of an artistic activity

Art Exhibitions in Italy, Switzerland, Germany, including:
Exhibition „Osservatorio di Confine“, Chiusi and Cittą della Pieve, Italy, 1994
One man Exhibition as part of „Artelaguna ‘95“, Biennale d’arte, Venezia, Italy,
with the support of „Pro-Helvetia“ Swiss National Cultural Foundation, 1995.
Exhibition at Muspac, Museo sperimentale d’arte contemporanea, L’Aquila, Italy, 1995.
Exhibition „Sentieri per l’arte“, Val Verzasca, Switzerland, 1998.
Exhibition: “Wasserleben” (Expo 2000), Museum im Schloss, Bad Pyrmont (Hannover), Germany, 2000
Exhibition: Scambio/ Echange: Ticino/ Vaud, Galleria Visarte, Locarno and Espace Arlaud, Lausanne, Switzerland, 2000
Exhibition: Artlife Gallery, Venezia, Italy, 2001
Exhibition Element Wasser, Phaeno Science Museum, Wolfsburg, Germany, 2010

Selected as swiss artist for the 1994 Unesco International Art Award.
Artist Portrait by Luciano Rigolini for the Swiss National Television, 1994

Installation of artworks and design works in public and private places including hotels, thermal & Spa Centers, Churches, Museums


“Wave Dream” project: art and proprietary technology for relaxation

Facilities: own laboratory in Balerna, Switzerland

Photographic and video credits:

Thomas Banfi
Stefania Beretta
Roberto Bosio
Nicola Colombo (including Homepage)
Adriano Kestenholz (Video)
Walter Mirolo
Manrico Pierangeli
Mohammed Soudani (Video)
Helmut Eigenmann

"Wave Dream" drawings:
Gioele Cerini


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