Fear Expanded, by artists Ryan Everson and Jason Garcia, the idea of fear seems to vanish into a soothing and peaceful landscape. At first I didn’t even notice the giant mirrored letters sitting in the middle of the open field, however up close you can see the word FEAR created out of mdf and mirrors ..read more..
Drawing inspiration from traditional record players, French new media production company Avoka has created Dyskograf, an interactive sound installation in which visitors are able to create music with just a pen and piece of paper. Instead of using a needle and a vinyl record, Dyskograf is equipped with a camera and custom-designed software that detects felt-tip pen marks ..read more..
This is a crazy yet fascinating and touching glimpse into the ongoing art installation of Austin, Texas resident Vince Hannemann (aka the Junk King). Since 1989 Vince has been collecting thousands of discarded objects and turning them into a giant cathedral of junk. In 2010 the city closed the structure claiming it was unsafe and demanded Hannemann ..read more..
New Zealand based artist GABBY O’CONNOR is exploring oceanic depths by combining form and color to indelibly shape space. The installation, entitled “WHAT LIES BENEATH”, was constructed with over 3000 sheets of tissue paper and countless staples to look like the underside of an ice formation. Inspired after reading about antarctic explorer Robert Falcon Scott, O’connor’s installation ..read more..
As part of an effort to refurbish the 31 year old Terminal 1 at Singapore’s Changi Airport, ART+COM were commissioned to build an art installation at the Departure Hall. The mesmerizing display, titled “Kinetic Rain”, is made up of 608 aluminum rain drops which are suspended in mid air using thin steel ropes with a ..read more..
BITNB artist, Keren Richter, recently teamed up with Nick Cope, expert in design/build, to complete an installation mural at the Opening Ceremony store in Los Angeles. Keren, an illustrator/designer, says the pair worked from 7:00pm to 4:00am for a week straight to complete their project. The mural is comprised of a pattern of blocks which ..read more..
Aesthetics are an important, but secondary, element of the work of designer Daniel Palacios. Waves, an audio-visual installation that uses sensors and rope to actualize sound waves, “is just a catalyst to put you inside an experience. You need to be able to interact with it, and to find its boundaries.” For Palacios, this meant developing a ..read more..
New York based architect and artist Marcos Zotes transformed the largest church in Iceland, hallgrímskirkja church in Reykjavík, Iceland into a spectacular & interactive light installation called “RAFMÖGNUÐ NÁTTÚRA”. Rafmögnuð Náttúra is a temporary & site-specific light installation that animates the facade of the church with a large 3d video-mapping projection. Zotes intention was to intervene in ..read more..