Marie-Jeanne Gauthé


Marie-Jeanne Gauthé is a video designer, who graduated in the Plastic Arts at the Ecole Nationale des Arts Déco in Paris and the School of Applied Arts in Paris, specialising in the audiovisual. She has designed several stage sets for theatre and large shows such as Jérôme Savary's Midsummer Night's Dream in 1990, Giorgio Albertazzi's King Lear in 1991 or again Excalibur at the Stade de France in 2011. She has also designed light projections for openings : from the more intimate (the new swimming pool in Versailles in 2006) to the much larger (the giant Hôtel Atlantis – The Palm in Dubai in November 2008) and has run from 1986 to 2006 the lighting design and scenography for Jean-Michel Jarre's outdoor concerts.

Former editions of the Fête des Lumières:
2009 : « Let’s play with the time »
2010 : « A hint of the sea »
2011 : « Nocturnal Trance »
2012 : « Box »



Enclosed by laser beams that change colour, the statue of the place Maréchal Lyautey is set in a luminous box, like a Pandora's box. Rhythmed by the notes of a familiar melody, changes appears within