Fata Morgana

Augmented mirage


Augmented mini-scenography; ghost ship mirage in a bottle.

Artist: Nourathar Studio

Authors: Caen Botto & Marta Rupérez

Title: Fata Morgana

Date: 2017 - 2021

Medium: Augmented reality; mixed media; antique wooden chest, glass, bottle, metal fixings. LCD screen, media player, electronics.

Dimensions: 43,4 (h) x 45 (w) x 26 (d)

Loop duration: 1'41"


Fata Morgana is the name of a kind of mirage which occurs at sea -it receives its name from the sorceress who was believed to create these illusions in Arthurian myths. In this work Nourathar explore the thin line between illusion and technology.