Prince of Light – French composer and stage director Damien Fontaine projected a work of cinematic theater, in which two characters go in search of lost treasure, onto Dubai's Souk Al Bahar for the city's inaugural Festival of Lights.
Mysticete – For Dubai's Festival of Lights, artist Catherine Garet created Mysticete, in which she projected video mapping on a screen of water. The technology allowed her to create what looks like a whale frolicking in Dubai Lake.
Keyframes – Groupe Laps, an artistic collective founded by lighting designer Thomas Veyssiere, put together an installation in which illuminated figures move and dance in tune to music.
The Water Dragon – French artist Bibi has created a 98-foot long, illuminated dragon that lives in The Palace Downtown Dubai Lake. Made with recycled materials and lit with LEDs, the beast leaves a minimal carbon footprint.
Serenade – Standing 26-feet tall, this 'bouquet', designed by lingerie designer Chantal Thomass, has constantly morphing skin. An array of colors and textures are displayed on its exterior.
The World According to Piet – Lighting specialist Daniel Knipper was inspired by painters Pablo Picasso and Piet Mondrian to project a fresco-style canvas of flowing colors onto Dubai's Old Town.
Big Tree – A spectator takes a photo of Big Tree, a light installation by architect Jacques Rival.
Hop on, hop off – Dubai developers Emaar have sponsored the city's first Festival of Lights, along with a hop-on, hop-off bus to charter people around the various installations.