Posts Tagged ‘Installation’

Objects And Installations By Toni Spyra

Objects And Installations By Toni Spyra

In an almost fun way Toni Spyra gives the viewer a thought-provoking impulse. By modifying objects of everyday use the Austrian based, German artist wants to provoke a new point of view concerning the different ways of using everyday things. Spyra creates a sense of familiarity, but also a feel of irritation. At second glance, …

The Air Above By Michael Pecirno

The Air Above By Michael Pecirno

The Air Above is a new project by environmental designer Michael Pecirno that explores how public sculpture can find form and purpose entirely from its context. Situated behind a short fence, on a rolling grassy opening underneath three towering maple trees emerges the sculpture. Clad entirely in highly-polished stainless steel, The Air Above reflects vignettes …


Fruit Box Fantasy By David Graas

Fruit Box Fantasy By David Graas

Every three months the Dutch design hotel Artemis in Amsterdam curates an exhibition of Dutch Design evolving around a specific theme. This one has been all around paper, an everyday material explored by 12 artists. Paper as material is also a huge source of inspiration for the design of art and product design these days. …

2150 Square Meters Photo Installation By Bettina Pousttchi

2150 Square Meters Photo Installation By Bettina Pousttchi

The Wolfsburger art prize 2014 Junge Stadt sieht Junge Kunst is awarded to the German-Iranian artist Bettina Pousttchi (see portrait above by Norman Konrad). The award is coupled both with an exhibition in the Städtische Galerie Wolfsburg and with a considerable publication and and included prize money of 80,000 euros. Furthermore there will be an acquisition …

Turn To The Installation

Turn To The Installation

Sasha Waltz is a German choreographer and a pioneer of the so-called turn to the installation. She is expanding the field of the installation to include actions and people. Dance becomes installation and installation becomes action. In the exhibition space, the visitor himself moves on stage, he is part of the events taking place and …


Ear Connects People

Ear Connects People

EAR, an artwork by Netherlands-based artist Jeroen Bisscheroux stands on the embankment along the A50 (Autobahn, Freeway). The installation is around Son en Breugel, a municipality in the southern Netherlands just outside of Eindhoven. The city has been once an old and a continuous green area. The A50 now literally cuts through this sensitive space, …

43 Prepared DC-Motors, 31.5kg Packing Paper

43 Prepared DC-Motors, 31.5kg Packing Paper

This installation has been made by Switzerland-based Studio Zimoun for view in Orbital Garden Bern. Zimoun used 43 prepared DC-motors, 31.5kg packing paper, a lot of nylon and wood to bring his vision of mechanical rhythm alive–a architecturally-minded platform of sound. The artist creates a closed system which develop its own behavior. Once running, it is …

The Art Of Rebellion

The Art Of Rebellion

The Spanish-born urban artist going under the pseudonym SpY first appeared back in the mid-eighties as street artist. His pieces want to be a parenthesis in the automated inertia of the urban dweller. They are pinches of intention, hidden in a corner for whoever wants to let himself be surprised. Filled with equal parts of irony …


Zimoun's Prepared DC-Motors Art

Zimoun’s Prepared DC-Motors Art

Using simple and functional components, Switzerland-based artist Zimoun builds architecturally-minded platforms of sound. Powered by simple DC motors his kinetic works explore mechanical rhythm and flow, recalling some kind of traditional notions of sculpture and sonic performance. In an obsessive display of simple and functional materials, these works articulate a tension between the orderly patterns …

Spontaneous City In The Tree Of Heaven

Spontaneous City In The Tree Of Heaven

Artist duo Bruce Gilchrist and Jo Joelson together known as London Fieldworks engage with the notion of ecology as a complex inter-working of social, natural, and technological worlds. Their Spontaneous City in the Tree of Heaven is a sculptural installation drawing on the ecology and biodiversity of two sites on opposite sides of London: Duncan …

Hanging Terrarium Showcasing Plants

Hanging Terrarium Showcasing Plants

Daisuke Tsumanuma and Kenichi Yamada started the brand 10¹² TERRA to create products that mirror the constant changes of life, full of new discovery. The name of the brand was inspired by the number of cells produced per day (10¹²) and glass cases called terrarium, made for collecting and showcasing plants. It's a fabulous interior …


Room Available By Luciano Podcaminsky

Room Available By Luciano Podcaminsky

Buenos Aires born artist Luciano Podcaminsky’s installations combine pop culture and conceptual art. Both visually and conceptually, they have much in common with filmmaking, a discipline that Podcaminsky knows remarkably well from his work as film director for Landia. Room Available is part of a series of artworks that reflect his personal stamp: creative work with …

The Sum Of All Parts

The Sum Of All Parts

The Sum Of All Parts explores the possibilities and limitations of still photography through its intersection with moving image, installation, sculpture and inter-disciplinary practice. Within this collective investigation, each artist has forged a distinctive creative identity, exploring issues of social, cultural and personal significance. Hayley Andrew says about the work Duplicity: "Contemporary photography appears to …


Crack The Border Between Cyberspace And Physical Reality

Crack The Border Between Cyberspace And Physical Reality

Broken Things is a installation by graphic designer Beomyoung Sohn. The broken image icon is to replace an image that failed to load or is missing, which is used only in cyber space and has no reason to exist in physical reality. Though the designer transfered the little eyecatcher from one world to another, wondering …

Shirt Installations By Kaarina Kaikkonen

Shirt Installations By Kaarina Kaikkonen

Using hundreds of second-hand shirts Finnish environmental artist Kaarina Kaikkonen has built countless installations. "Through my work I try to search my constantly changing outline. I need an outline to understand myself more clearly - to understand where the internal ends and the external begins," said Kaikkonen. The shirts are organized by color on each side …

Portable River By Luzinterruptus

Portable River By Luzinterruptus

Spanish urban light art pioneers Luzinterruptus is an anonymous artistic group arranging urban interventions in public spaces. Their latest project named ‘Portable River’ is an installation that questions the way we view – and monetize – water. The artists created a moveable, individually-wrapped river on the street, with 2.000 transparent and illuminated bags, including a …


Bird On A Wire Interactive Installation

Bird On A Wire Interactive Installation

Bird on a Wire is a charming projected interactive display created for a pair of storefront windows at the corner Mercer St. and Washington Pl. in Manhattan, NYC. By calling a number passers-by can set birds perched on telephone wires into motion while listening to their flocking sounds on a cellphone. Each bird is individually …

Count For Nothing By Katrin Korfmann

Count For Nothing By Katrin Korfmann

In this series of photo collages the progression of time becomes visible by layering several recordings of a given place together to construct a singular image. Various instants in time are being linked as if they took place at the same moment, offering a spatial experience of the progression of time. Korfmann explains, that "the …

The Art Of Light/Neon Installation/Creation

The Art Of Light/Neon Installation/Creation

Lee Jung, represented by One And J. Gallery, was born in 1972 and currently lives and works in Seoul, Korea returning to Korea upon completed her M.A. in Photography from the Royal College of Art, UK. South Korea are the places where she created and photographed this series of text-based light installations. Lee Jung placed …


Digital Enhancement - Interactive Sound Installation

Digital Enhancement – Interactive Sound Installation

"Since my childhood, I have always been fascinated in automata and other complex devices.  Having a background in electronics and art, it was just a matter of time for me to modernise an antique musical box. It's old rattling mechanical workings in combination with it's pretty yet sometimes clanking sound has always been charming me. …

Department Of Urban Betterment

Department Of Urban Betterment

John Locke is a New York based artist and his last project DUB 002 is an attempt for urban betterment. Locke provided some telephone booths with an individual book library, where he encouraged the people in sharing the initial selection of books. He concentrated mainly on pay phones as they are both anachronistic and quotidian. …

Lady and the Tramp by Jaqueline Bradley

Lady and the Tramp by Jaqueline Bradley

Jacqueline Bradley is a Canberra based artist who makes sculptural objects. Her work explores ways of engaging with the surrounding environment, ideas of home and a sense of place. These objects take the form of sculptures, installations and costumes, made from building materials, household objects, fabric and wallpaper. She currently works from her studio at …