Recently I was reading about light pollution and that inspired me to explore the world view from the space at night. This is how I found out about this most up to date interactive map from NASA: nasa worldview 2016 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8dc58ZrOuck I love this map because it can show you information from every day (ehm... Continue Reading →
Light Pollination is an interactive digital artwork commissioned by iGuzzini to celebrate the power of light as a vehicle for social innovation and was designed by London-based digital-arts studio UniversalAssemblyUnit. https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=24&v=Fb3fbtVy-aw The installation seeks to spread the word about light, and in doing so, it explores the strong links between light and communication. Fibre optic, the... Continue Reading →
With a focus on light and perspective, Olafur Eliasson’s installations have a transformative capacity that allows the viewer to experience the illusion of a supernatural environment. Danish-Icelandic artist, who is based in Copenhagen and Berlin, often uses mirrors, tinted glass, stainless steel frames, and lightbulbs to create spectacular kaleidoscopic works that transform spaces into illuminated, multicolored realms... Continue Reading →
I came across a beautiful piece of sculpture on design boom the other day. Take a look at the work of Rolf Sachs.
There is just a beautiful feeling about this sculpture. The hewn trough, the rough old bucket and battered stool. Dusty, workman’s things, highlighted by a glowing stream of blue light.
Sachs has a fun website as well. Put your cursor over the various objects to get a closer view, or a glimpse of imagination at work: www.rolfsachs.com My favorites are the white house with the staircase, and the round thing on the wall that looks like an old-fashioned thermostat. You just want to meet this guy because he has got to be a lot of fun!
Sachs is a business tycoon who is also an artist-designer, working out of London. He started in business, but over the years found…
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The bright dancing lights of the aurora are actually collisions between electrically charged particles from the sun that enter the earth's atmosphere. The lights are seen above the magnetic poles of the northern and southern hemispheres. They are known as 'Aurora borealis' in the north and 'Aurora australis' in the south. Auroral displays appear... Continue Reading →
Light is time is an installation born from the collaboration between the architect’s creative flair Tsuyoshi Tane of DGT Architects, the Parisian architectural firm of international reputation, the Citizen Design Team, known watch brand, and Yutaka Endo LUFTZUG, who handled the lighting and sound. It was presented for the first time in Milan - the installation consisted of 80,000 “main plates “,... Continue Reading →
Light itself participate in almost everything around us and even beyond... Exploring the light opened our minds and fields of interests in so many different aspects that, by the time we realize what more we are about to discover, it 's already "late" as our light survey pointing straight at this new idea, invention, experiment.... Continue Reading →
Immersive Interactive Installation in an Art Gallery in London
In January 25th, an installation by teamLab named Transcending Boundaries was visible at Pace Gallery in London This decline is in fact divided in two artworks: a first one called Universe of Water Particles, which represents a virtual waterfall flowing all along the gallery ; and a second one (Flowers Bloom on People) which consists in the apparition of flowers depending on the movements of the spectators. A spectacular and poetic installation that demonstrates the trend of including the audience in the artistic experience h/t:Time Out
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