CarbonScape – A Kinetic Data Soundscape Installation That Visualize CO2 Emission Rising Rate In Past 60 Years

CarbonScape - A Kinetic Data Soundscape Installation That Visualize CO2 Emission Rising Rate In Past 60 Years

CarbonScape is the latest kinetic data soundscape installation created by h0nh1m aka Chris Cheung. It consists of 18 tracks of granular synthesized sound samples, collected from the sound sources where carbon footprints left; from the jet engine sound, steam noises of the factory to the horn of the ships etc…one minute long for each track, giving chances to stand in silent tribute to the mother earth. The finale is composed of all tracks blending into the soundscape. Continue reading »

“Prismverse” – An Interactive Installation That Let Visitors To Be Immersed In An Audiovisual Experience Of Splendors

"Prismverse" - An Interactive Installation That Let Visitors To Be Immersed In An Audiovisual Experience Of Splendors

Prismverse is an installation inspired by light rays travelling in a diamond with Brilliant cut – a form that produces phenomenal brilliance with maximized light directed through its top. With a 10 meters LED floor and the complex geometrical tessellated mirror wall, the highly illuminated interior becomes a metaphor for the instant tone-up effect of Dr.Jart+ V7 Toning Light. Continue reading »

This Public Seating Installation Was Inspired By Snowbanks That Gather Around Trees And Street Lights

This Public Seating Installation Was Inspired By Snowbanks That Gather Around Trees And Street Lights

When it was a little more sunny and a lot less snowy in Quebec City, Canada, Atelier Pierre Thibault designed a public seating installation named Le Banc de Neige (The Bench of Snow). Inspired by the cooler months of the year when there is plenty of snow around, the designer wanted to recreate the snowbanks that gather around the trees and street lights. Continue reading »

Artist Creates An Installation That Takes From The Rich To Give To The Poor

Artist Creates An Installation That Takes From The Rich To Give To The Poor

Hunger King is an amazing installation by the artist Jani Leinonen, created in 2014 in Budapest, which diverts the famous fast food brand into a cynical criticism of capitalism. Imagined in response to the law banning the homeless from sleeping in public space, Hunger King offers two queues, one for the rich, one for the poor. The rich will enter directly by paying over 2300€, while the poor will have to wait more than six hours to enter this fake restaurant, but will receive 13€ in a burger box, the equivalent of the minimum wage in Hungary. The installation Hunger King by Jani Leinonen is a powerful response to our consumer society and the criminalization of poverty. Continue reading »

Tundra’s Immersive Light Installation Puts Visitors Side-By-Side A Swimming Whale

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Tundra collective has infilled the D Museum in Seoul with an immersive, interactive installation made up of thousands of luminous hexagonal cells. ‘My whale (inner revision)’ comprises a series of projectors that beam colored light onto a curved wall surrounding visitors, forming an audio-visual effect that brings the sounds of a whale to life. The patterns and accompanying sounds give viewers an experience akin to swimming alongside whales, encountering their vibrations and singing. Continue reading »

This Light Art Installation Is Made From Old Washing Machine Drums

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Teatro Metaphora, a non-profit organization created by a group of friends who want to change the world by promotion of ecological well-being and responsible usage of materials, created this colorful light installation using 133 old washing machine drums. Continue reading »

Hull Residents Paint Themselves Blue For Spencer Tunick Art Installation

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The streets of Hull (England) were transformed into an ocean of painted human flesh as 3,200 volunteers braved the North Sea chill to create an incredible spectacle. Called the Sea Of Hull, it was the biggest nude art installation Britain has ever seen and the brainchild of US photographer Spencer Tunick, who was impressed at how wholeheartedly his idea was embraced. Continue reading »

Liquid Marble Installation Turns Castle Courtyard Into Fantastical Pool

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For the International Gardens Festival, French designer Mathieu Lehanneur creates his latest installation, Petite Loire, as part of series Liquid Marble, in the courtyard of the arts and nature center domaine de Chaumont-sur-Loire. The illusive installation created by green marble looks like ocean waves caused by the action of wind or ripples on a wind-blown pond. Continue reading »

Giant Installation Created From 100,000 White Balloons

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Balloons of the installation “Heartbeat” are seen at Covent Garden Market in London, Thursday, August 27, 2015. “Heartbeat” is French artist Charles Petillon’s first public art installation and his first ever live work outside of France, uniting modern art with world-class architecture. Weaving its way through the South Hall of the Grade II listed Market Building, “Heartbeat” is created from 100,000 white balloons and stretches 54 meters in length and 12 meters in width, incorporating gentle pulsating white light to symbolise the beating of a heart and reflect the history, energy and dynamism of the district. (Photo by Frank Augstein/AP Photo)
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“Pixel Wave 2015” – An Interactive Projection Art Installation During The Singapore Night Festival

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People interact with “Pixel Wave 2015” a projection art installation by France’s Miguel Chevalier and local designers Carolyn Kan and Depression that features geometric patterns that react to movements and interactions of people, during the Singapore Night Festival at the Singapore Design Center, August 21, 2015. The Singapore Night Festival which features local and international light installations and performances begins on Friday and will take place on the last two weekends of August. (Photos by Edgar Su/Reuters)
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Ephemeral Lighting Installation By (Fos)

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(fos) is the name of the first ephemeral installation by the multidisciplinary team (fos). Continue reading »

Swim In 1,000,000 Recyclable Plastic Balls At Installation In Museum In Washington

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The National Building Museum in Washington has become the unlikely home of an enormous ocean of one million plastic bubbles and a plastic beach open to visitors who want to hop in for a truly bizarre experience. Continue reading »

Art Installation ‘Intimate Vestiges’ – A Different Kind Of Room

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According to artist Fiona Roberts: “I believe the house and the body are palimpsests of life events with their history inscribed into every surface. In ‘Intimate Vestiges’ I wanted to draw out the treasured moments within the home; of everyday routines and memories, of growing up or growing old, of accidents, of habits, and of fear and trauma. Continue reading »

A Group Of Artists Built A Cardboard Installation And Burned It To Mark The Fight Between Modernity And Tradition

Pink intruder is a project organized by a group of artists with expertise in performing interventions in urban space, edition of art and the organization and coordination of cultural events.

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Fallas is a traditional festival held in Valencia every year for more than a century, the ultimate goal of the installations settled during the festival days is to be burned to celebrate the arrival of spring. Continue reading »

“The Sea Isn’t Made for Fish” – Art Installation In Rio de Janeiro

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A doll forms part of a sculpture as part of an exhibit titled The Sea Isnt Made for Fish at Rio de Janeiro Federal University in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Monday, June 1, 2015. Art students have taken advantage of a material they have in endless supply trash to create an exhibition that aims to draw attention to the fetid state of the citys Guanabara Bay, where the Olympic sailing events are to be held next year. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo) Continue reading »

Vles – Interactive Light Installation

Installation offers the viewer to feel the atmosphere of the mystical forest and meet its inhabitants, by moving the light beam through the panoramic visual surface. The installation was placed in the center of contemporary art M’Ars, within interactive exhibition LifeZone (Moscow, May-June 2015).

“Pick Yourself Up And Pull Yourself Together” Installation By British Artist Alex Chinneck

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Pedestrians and workers pass an upside down car art installation in a car park on the South Bank in London, February 19, 2015. British artist Alex Chinneck’s illusory piece, entitled “Pick yourself up and pull yourself together”, and on display in the working car park for a week, sees a Vauxhall car suspended upside down, appearing to be gripping onto a peeled back length of tarmac. (Photo by Toby Melville/Reuters)
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Crazy Robolights Art Installation in California

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Artist Kenny Irwin Jr. stands among some of his creations in his Robolights art installation in Palm Springs, California December 15, 2014. The installation consists of hundreds of whimsical robot and other themed sculptures created from recycled materials including golf carts, kitchen appliances and microwaved smart phones, and is open to the public each holiday season on the sprawling Irwin family property. (Photo by David McNew/Reuters)
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Delirious Frites Installation by Les Astronautes

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The creator of this architectural installation, placed in a deserted alley in the city of Quebec, probably got his inspiration after looking at French fries while being on acid. Continue reading »

“Long Ma” – the French Mechanical Installation

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A mechanical installation named “Long Ma” is operated at a rehearsal of the Long Ma performance in front of the National Stadium, also known as the Bird’s Nest, in Beijing October 10, 2014. “Long Ma”, a 17-meter (56-ft) long and 15-meter (49-ft) tall mechanized dragon sculpture, and “The Spider”, a 5.7-meter (19-ft) tall and 6-meter (20-ft) wide machine, are operated by French performance art company La Machine. The structures are operated by an automatic control system and electronic equipment. The performance, which combines Chinese culture and French art, will be held next week in Beijing in honour of the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries, an organiser of the event said. (Photo by Kim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters)
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Interactive Tape installation by Numen/ For Use

Interactive Tape installation by Numen/ For Use
Design collective Numen/ For Use used thick transparent sticky tape to create an interactive installation. By stretching, sticking and wrapping thick layers of tape around grounded pillars, beams, trees or whatever standing objects exist in the chosen space Numen/ For Use create a web of tendon tunnels and spaces that can be accessed and crawled through, strong enough to carry human weight. From afar the installation appears like an interwoven structure of bending elastic pipes.

The original idea for the installation originated in a set design concept for a dance performance in which the form evolves from the movement of the dancers between pillars. Continue reading »

Breuninger Shoe Store Installation by John Breed

Breuninger Shoe Store Installation by John Breed

Dutch Designer John Breed has used 145 shoes on multicolored and golden legs to create an installation of 9 x 3 meter size for Breuninger Shoe Store in Stuttgart, Germany. A former factory, the space has been transformed into Europe’s biggest shoe store. The installation is about the madness of women about buying shoes. Continue reading »

Photo of the Day: Art Installation Made of Unwanted Toys

Photo of the Day: Art Installation Made of Unwanted Toys

A boy looks at an art installation made of unwanted toys at the solo exhibition of Japanese artist Hiroshi Fuji, known for his creations that recycle unwanted toys and waste materials, in Tokyo. More than 100,000 unwanted toys collected by social groups across Japan for the past 13 years were used in the exhibition. (Reuters)

A Multimedia Installation about Global Warming’s Effect

A Multimedia Installation about Global Warming's Effect

Children stand in a multimedia installation about global warming’s effect on glaciers at the Green Nation Fest environmental show in Rio de Janeiro. In June, Rio will host the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development. (Victor R. Caivano/Associated Press)

Plus Temporary Installation by ALU+ABC – 2012 Milan Design Week

Plus Temporary Installation by ALU+ABC – 2012 Milan Design Week

“PLUS” temporary installation by ALU+ABC works are displayed at the Atelier ABC in Corso Como 5, as part of Milan Design Week 2012 on April 15, 2012 in Milan, Italy. (Photo by Stefania D’Alessandro/Getty Images for ABC and ALU) Continue reading »