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'Projection' at Sunset Pacific motel blurs the line between dream and reality




Courtesy of Alex Cohen, 2015.


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Take Two host Alex Cohen was driving down Sunset Boulevard in the hip Los Angeles neighborhood of Silver Lake when she was stopped dead in her tracks by a sea of white.

White palm trees, an entirely white billboard and the old, dilapidated Sunset Pacific motel — nicknamed the Bates Motel — every square inch of which was colored white (take a look at her slideshow above).

This sea of white is an art installation titled "Projection," by French conceptual artist Vincent Lamouroux, presented by Please Do Not Enter.

One of the project's organizers, Nicolas Libert, spoke with Take Two about the ephemeral installation, the eco-friendly whitewash being used and how Vincent Lamouroux wanted to blur the lines between dreams and reality.

Please Do Not Enter invites the public to the first official viewing of "Projection" on Sunday from 3 to 6 p.m. For more information, visit Please Do Not Enter's events page.