400 sq of containers for the Lausanne transport company 2018
Photography Museum
Vevey, 2018

Public installations are very important because they touch everyone without obligation. It is like a gift we offer to the public, to the world, to touch the heart and awaken the collective conscience.

When you conceive a piece, a project, what do you take into account? Do you think of the spectators, the participants?

It all depends on the type of project. We are called upon for personal or collective creations. In the case of participatory creations, we organise the process in relation to the type of participant. Our great strength is to be able to have a positive impact on children as well as on adults and to guarantee the visual identity of the ORIGINAL universe. All the creations have the mission to transmit a positive message. The aim is to put a smile on the face of the audience, to raise their vibrations. Furthermore, art can convey very important messages for society. In my case the message is to transport the adult world into its inner child. To awaken them from their routines, offer them escape and dreams.

It is important to convey a positive message to raise people’s energy and give them a moment of happiness and escape.

Nicolas Bamert, asked what advice he’d give to young artists
who’d like to work in the public space
What are you currently working on?

We are working on the creation of 200 flower sculptures that will take place this summer on a Swiss mountain. A monumental installation that will cover more than 2000m2 of surface. Regarding our plans for 2022, we are working on our next European tour “colour your life”. A project that aims to brighten up and transform cities with colours.

How and where can we see your work and how can people get in touch with you?

A lot of my work is currently in Switzerland. The mission for the future is to spread the universe outside the Swiss borders. You can find all the news directly on the general account @nicolasbamert. For those who only want to see the installations under the account @l0riginal and for the paintings under the account @originalartiste. All the information is available on the website www.originalartiste.com

What are your hopes for the future?

I would like to create more murals abroad and set up large immersive exhibitions inviting the viewer to live a unique and magical experience.


Get in touch: @l0riginal

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