The movie on our monumental sculpture of metal & light is here; its interaction with the Eiffel Tower here.



The book that tells the first step of PHARES can be acquired in the traditional way at bookshops and on the web (AmazonFnac, ...). Its digital release with animations is on Google play, ...



The latest newsletters are therehere and there, latest press release there, presentations & pictures of the PYRAMIDIONS there.




During NUIT BLANCHE, the public illuminates PYRAMIDION undulating with the Seine River

Exceptionally, Saturday October 6, from 8 pm to 10 pm, the Parisian public can illuminate PYRAMIDION  that floats on the Seine River (map here) to her/his heartbeat.PYRAMIDION, oeuvre de Milene Guermont flottant à Paris sure la Seine

PYRAMIDION, oeuvre de Milene Guermont flottant à Paris sure la Seine






Dialogue between the PYRAMIDIONS of London and of Paris for the European Heritage Days

September 14 evening, the British public of PYRAMIDION  TWIN  that is installed at London appears, through streaming video projected on a fabric web that is hung within PYRAMIDION  floating it Paris. The light pulsations of the British and French pyramids are mixed. This dialogue belongs to the official program of the European Heritage Days whose the theme for 2018 is "sharing".

PYRAMIDION, oeuvre de Milene Guermont flottant à Paris sure la Seine

PYRAMIDION, oeuvre de Milene Guermont flottant à Paris sure la Seine






Portrait in French Morning

Milène illuminates Paris at the rhythm of London









PYRAMIDION  on the Seine River throughout the summer

PYRAMIDION  floats in the axis of the Obelisk of the Place de la Concorde on the ARTEMIA boat (port de Solférino, 75007 Paris, FR. Tube: Musée d'Orsay, map here).





First lights of PYRAMIDION TWIN  with its first star

On June 23, facing the Tower of London, PYRAMIDION TWIN  pulsates to the rhythm of British soprano Katerina Mina: she sings as a mermaid in a lighthouse lost in the ocean. 

Until October 1st, 2018, the luminous artwork is shown in front of Trinity House (Trinity Square, London EC3N 4DH, UK. Tube: Tower Hill).









Cocktail for the PHARES  donors and partners with PYRAMIDION  in the perspective of the Obelisk of Place de la Concorde. June 27, 6 pm - 12 pm. On a boat at Pont de la Concorde (+ info here).

During all the summer, PYRAMIDION  sunbathes on the ARTEMIA boat (Port de Solferino, Paris, FR. Tube: Musée d'Orsay, Concorde).







Birth of PYRAMIDION TWIN  in London

On June 23, 2018, PYRAMIDION  TWIN  is born in front of Trinity House , facing the Tower of London, within the framework of the Festival of Architecture of London and of the International Women in Engineering Day.

Each evening of this summer, this artwork lights up automatically. But, from 7pm to 12pm, on June 23 & 29 and on September 14 (for the European Heritage Days) & 22 (for the London Open House Day): you can illuminate this luminous pyramid: by placing your finger into a connected cardiac sensor the pyramid pulsates according to your own heartbeat. Trinity Square, London, UK. 

Press Release and pictures here









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PYRAMIDION in front of the Invalides

PYRAMIDION  in the garden by Noguchi of UNESCO







On you can illuminate PYRAMIDION at a distance to the beat of your own heart. You can personalize the short video that comes with it and share it by email or social networks.







European Night of Museums at UNESCO

The European Night of Museums 2018 is on May 19 in more than 3500 museums all over the world. At UNESCO (an architecture by Marcel Breuer, Luigi Nervi and Bernard Zehrfuss) the public can discover the artworks by Alexander Calder, Erró, Alberto Giacometti, Joan Miró, Henry Moore, ... Pablo Picasso, Eduardo Chillida, Isamu Noguchi... and illuminate PYRAMIDION  to the beat of her/his heart. 







UNESCO Headquarters

PYRAMIDION  is installed on May 16 at the UNESCO HQ next to the WALKING MAN  by Giacometti. Our luminous pyramid has been selected to celebrate the first International Day Of Light, its President illuminates it on the picture below. 







Paris bookfair

PHARES books' signing at 6 pm on March 15 at the TEXTE VIVANT-PUBLISH ROOM booth of the Salon du livre with golden presents offered to the PHARES donors by Guerlain. 







First heartbeats for PYRAMIDION  on March 8

All women are invited to illuminate this new interactive pyramid at their own rhythm on March 8 at the Town Hall of the 13th arrondissement of Paris.








The first voyage of the pyramid

The new pyramid PYRAMIDION  is installed (February 12 - May 14) in the Egyptian blue of the heart of the Town Hall of the 13th arrondissement of Paris.








Birth of PYRAMIDION   

A new pyramid is born on February 9, 2018, in an architecture designed by Renzo Piano with a facade by Rodin.

A big thank you to all who contributed to this new sculpture, the continuity and complement of PHARES.








A polysensual  PHARES  party 

The welcoming of more than 200 VIPs who braved the snow to join us on February 9 at the Jérôme Seydoux-Pathé Foundation  (+ d'info here).

A warm thank you to all who contributed to this luminous moment.








Preparation of the PHARES  PARTY 

Sending of the invitations for the PHARES  PARTY of February 9 at the Jérôme Seydoux-Pathé Foundation (more info: here).








Preparation of the PHARES  PARTY 

Tasting of the first prototypes of the madeleines specially created for the PHARES  PARTY of February 9, 2018 (more info: here).







The PHARES  PARTY will be on February 9, 2018, 

Book signing and many "PHARESaonic" surprises with the PHARES  team in the Jérome Seydoux-Pathé Foundation. More info: here.








The PHARES  book between a sphinx and a pyramid

The PHARES  book is avalaible here or in bookshops as in the Fine Arts Museum of Caen.








The trip of PHARES  and PYRAMIDION 

receives the label of "2018, European Year of Cultural Heritage"

Follow and support the new chapter of the PHARES adventure here.







The PHARES  book is in bookshops

The PHARES  book is avalaible here or in bookshops as Chemins des Arts (picture below)








Release of the PHARES  book

The PHARES  book can be acquired here (to benefit from tax receipts and dedications) or in bookshops.

Press release here.








The international trip of PHARES  has just received the patronage by the CNF for UNESCO

The pyramid is going to move out of France.








Reserve your book PHARES

The book PHARES can be reserved exclusively here and can offer exemptions from taxes.






PHARES  in Kazpravda (Eastern Europe-Asia)

A monumental, sustainable and brilliant artwork: the French touch.

sustainable, brilliant, french touch






PHARES  in Alhayat (Middle-East)

The pyramid in the world of pyramids.

PHARES & les Egyptiens






PHARES  in ArtFaiMusGal (USA)

Nice neighbors :-)

PHARES & obélisques






PHARES  is a finalist of for the Construction Prize  

This interactive pyramid is designed to resist to the storm of the century. 







Among 13,000 projects from 147 countries, PHARES is the only artwork selected for the delivery of the final report on the International Year of light at UNESCO Headquarters. Milene is the pnly French voice.





 PHARES stops by the Opéra Garnier

PHARES in front of Opera Garnier







PHARES  is switched off in Paris

The 128 headlights of PHARES have been switched off.

Monumental artwork nearby the Obelisk






The engineers of PHARES  on Place de la Concorde

Didier Lecaudey of 3D-STRUCTURES and Milène Guermont, April 7.






PHARES  in the city by the sea

PHARES au bord de l'eau








Loving triangles from all the world

international triangles   Amoureux venant se photographier avec PHARES






PHARES  does be side by side with the Obelisk

PHARES nearby the Obelisk on Place de la Concorde, Paris







interview to listen here 





Lecture on PHARES  by Milène Guermont following Hubert Reeves 

Salons d'honneur of the City Hall of Paris for the International Year of Light, February 23.

 Milene Guermont at International Year of Light






A BEAT: The Eiffel Tower, the Montparnasse Tower and PHARES  illuminate at the same heartbeat

From 7 pm to midnight, February 14, Place de la Concorde, Paris 8e.

Movie of A BEAT here

A BEAT, artwork by Milene Guermont


Videoclip of A BEAT here

Eiffel Tower & PHARES illuminate at your heartbeat






PHARES  illuminates at the heartbeat of those that put their finger into its sensor.

From 7 pm to midnight, from February 12 to 14, Place de la Concorde, Paris 8e. 

 inside PHARES












You also, twitter PHARES:

Anne Hidalgo twitte PHARES






PHARES during COP 21:


* On Place de la Concorde:

Any passer-by can transmit his heartbeat directly into PHARES via a sensor in situ and this sculpture sparkles by replicating his own heart rhythm.

Place de Concorde, 75008 Paris: 7 pm - 8 pm.


* At Bourget-Paris:

During the debates, a film on PHARES  is looped indefinitely on a giant screen in the main aisle of the Climate Generations Areas.

The Paris-Bourget site: 10.30 am - 7 pm.

Limes and lights PHARES





First portrait



In homage to the victims, PHARES  is switched off. 

But soon, it will resume its rhythm: the Parisian heartbeat.

one heart in the night





Until November 30: at sunset, waves of light run through PHARES.

PHARES by Milène Guermont PHARES

Limes and lights PHARES PHARES on Place de la Concorde

start or stop one heart in the night 

Phares by Milene Guermont PHARES by night

PHARES by night PHARES by Milene Guermont 

Monumental urban artwork  PHARES by day





First light on the Obelisk via PHARES  thanks to the heartbeat of his Excellency, The Ambassador of Egypt in France

premier allumage de PHARES

Ambassador of Egypt in France and Milène Guermont His Excellency, Ambassador d'Egypte

Ehab Badawy, Ambassador of Egypt in France and Milène Guermont.





Presentation to the press at Grand Palais

Conférence de presse au Grand Palais

 Jean-Paul Viguier et Milene Guermont

Press conference of PHARES at Grand Palais. Jean-Paul Viguier and Milène Guermont.





First moment of the jobsite

First moment PHARES on la Concorde start for PHARES

First minutes of the jobsite with SMN.




NUIT BLANCHE with PHARES, October 3.


PHARES for Nuit Blanche Paris 2015 Nuit Blanche

PHARES  "virtually in situ" Place de la Concorde for NUIT BLANCHE PARIS 2015.









PHARES  receives the label of the International Year of Light

October 2014: the concept of PHARES  is selected by the international jury of the International Year of light of UNESCO. 




 © Bruno Calves, Matthieu Munoz, Olivier Thomas and Milène Guermont