PHARES is a monumental artwork made of metal and light.

This “beacon of headlights” (“phare de phares” in French), installed 6 months on Place de la Concorde next to the oldest monument in Paris, interacts with the public, the Obelisk from Luxor, the Montparnasse Tower and... the Eiffel Tower.

300 men, 5 km of metal, 7 kg of forms... Discover the incredible adventure of this sculpture blending heritage and innovations.

Its international travel has obtained the patronage by the CNF for UNESCO and the label of "2018, European Year of Cultural Heritage".

Participate in its adventure: PHARES & YOU.

PHARES is absolutely magnificent.
On behalf of Egypt, I thank you for highlighting our heritage through the subtle refinement of your artwork PHARES. Dialogue between cultures, integration into the environment, collaborative teamwork, innovation and economizing of resources: your artwork is an example for all."
Ehab Badawy, H. E. Ambassador of Egypt in France

The Head of State sends you his best wishes [...] and his sincere encouragement in the continuing presentation of your work [PHARES] outside of France's borders."
Emmanuel Macron, President of France, 2018

"The President of France wishes you the very best for a resounding success for your artistic project… PHARES which assesses ecological issues via creativity, innovation and participation."
François Hollande, President of France, 2015



Minister of Culture and Communication.
Your remarkable artwork, titled PHARES, will highlight The Obelisk, Place de la Concorde… It is with great pleasure that I give all my support to this magnificent project. I have no doubt that it will be a tremendous success for the public, and contribute to make Paris, Capital of the culture, the Capital of the change for the climate ...

Ségolène ROYAL

Minister of Ecology,
Sustainable development
and Energy, France.
By its highly symbolic character and by its relevance to encourage the circular economy, [PHARES] seems to me to be able to contribute in a powerful way to the mobilization of the civil society for the COP 21...

Laurent FABIUS

Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development, France.
" By questioning our energy consumption, by supplementing your artistic project with the support of numerous French companies which place innovation in the service of the sustainable development, you contribute to the commitment of the society in favour of the success of the 21th Conference of the parties on climate change... By wishing you full of success in soon realizing this artwork [PHARES] ….


Mayor of Paris.
[PHARES] has a dialogue with the architecture of the obelisk by implementing a metallic net and questioning the theme of illumination and the re-use of materials, in the context of 2015, international year of the light, and of the COP 21... The City of Paris also grants you the label “PARIS FOR THE CLIMATE” identifying the events of interests in connection with the conference on the climate. Confident of the succes...