Place de la Bourse - Lyon Festival of Lights 2018

Place de la Bourse, ‘Tisseur de voeux’ (‘Dreamweaver’) by Jaffa Lam

Jaffa Lam, the artist, was inspired the Chinese proverb ‘Make a wish, talk to the sky, wait and listen, the message is around you’ for her display at Place de la Bourse for the Festival of Lights.

Place de la Bourse Festival of Lights 2018

Lace and woven crochet will be draped over metal hoops, combining Chinese tradition with Lyonnaise tradition.

Lam also sees weaving as a representative of the link between people, their customs and their histories. This led to her light creation, ‘Dreamweaver’.

Lace and woven crochet will be draped over metal hoops, combining Chinese tradition with Lyonnaise tradition.

The Fête des Lumières is certainly an international affair!

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