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TURIN'S LIGHTS SINCE '600 TO NOWADAYS

…LONDON, JUNE 1881: FOR THE FIRST TIME IN THE WORLD A PUBLIC SPACE,THE CHAMBER OF COMMONS , IS ELECTRICALLY LIGHTED…

…AFTER ONE HUNDRED YEARS THE ARTIFICIAL LIGHT IS, BY NOW, A SECOND NATURE,THE DARKNESS IS A SITUATION THAT HAS TO BE ARTIFICIALLY CREATED…

…THE ARTIFICIAL REPRODUCTION OF DAY LIGHT IS BORN IN THE '500 IN EUROPEWITH THE GUNPOWDER; ITS MANIPULATION WITH THE OPTIC LENS…

…NEW SYMBOLIC VALUES ARE GIVEN TO THE LIGHT. JOY FIRES, PYROTECHNIES,EQUIPMENT FOR PUBLIC CELEBRATIONS WITH FLASHES OF LIGHTING, THUNDERS, BANGS,EXORCISE NATURAL UNTAMEABLE POWERS: THE THUNDERBOLT, THE VOLCANO…

…IN PIEDMONT, SINCE THE BEGINNING OF '600, THE SAVOIA'S POLITICIAN IMAGETAKES ITS BENEFITS IN OCCASION OF WEDDINGS, BIRTHS, ROYAL CEREMONIES…

…IN TURIN, IN THE SECOND HALF OF '800, THE SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNOLOGICRESEARCH GROWS WITH THE INDUSTRIALISATION…

…TECHNICAL INNOVATION AND CREATIVITY GO ON IN THE SAME TIME…

…EXACTLY ONE CENTURY AGO, IN THE CENTER OF TURIN'S EXPOSITION OF THE1898, HIGH PHOTOELECTRIC TOWERS STAND OUT…

…AND IN THAT ONE OF THE 1902 ON THE PEDIMENT OF THE CAR'S PAVILION,RAIMONDO D'ARONCO CREATES THE "MUSIC OF THE COLOURS", LIGHTSIN MOVEMENT THAT ANTICIPATE OF A DECADE THE FUTURIST CREATIONS…

…IN THE 1928 A HIGH BEACON ON THE TURIN'S HILLS CELEBRATES THE ITALIANVICTORY IN THE 1915-18 WAR…

…BETWEEN THE THIRTIES IN TURIN THE NEON ADVERTISEMENT IS CONTROLLEDTO REDUCE THE IMPACT ON THE HISTORICAL ENVIRONMENT…

…THE PRESENT LIGHTING OF THE MOLE, TOWN'S SYMBOL, CREATES A COMPLETELYNEW NIGHT ARCHITECTONIC OBJECT…

…THE URBAN LIGHTING HAS BECOME A SUBJECT WITH LOT OF SIDES: HIGH TECHNOLOGY,SAFETY, SOCIALISATION, CREATIVITY…

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