Perceptual Art

Perceptual Art

Michael Murphy is an American artist and inventor known for his Perceptual Art. His technique, with a primary emphasis on the viewer’s perception, is best described as “illusions of images rendered in three dimensional space”.

Timber Wave Installation Art

Timber Wave

For the London Design Festival, award-winning architects Amanda Levete Architects (AL_A) and engineering firm Arup have simultaneously framed and opened up the Cromwell Road entrance to the V&A.

Salt Worldwide Interactive Installation

Salt Worldwide

The German Salt Museum in Luneburg updated its exhibition with an interactive installation entitled Salt Worldwide. This media installation concludes the tour through the museum, a former salt mine.

Zern Pavilion

Zern Pavilion

Vlad Kissel has installed Zern’, a wooden, teardrop-shaped pavilion, in one of moscow’s open squares. The structure’s main timber framework also contains other natural materials.

Elastic Bending

Elastic Bending

Taking place at the Centre for Advanced Wood Processing, University of British Columbia, and led by research associates David Correa and Oliver David Krieg of the Institute for Computational Design; the workshop explored elastic bending of large scale timber sheets.

Rust Mirror Interactive Installation

Rust Mirror

“Rust Mirror” is a mechanical sculpture that organizes 768 “rusty” rectangular pixels along a picture plane. Placing deliberate emphasis on the way motion passes through coordinates in a grid, the cascading vertical movement in this piece emphasizes tension between…

Wavelet Interactive Art Installation

Wavelet

Wavelet is an impressive interactive lighting installation developed by Chinese media group GeeksArt. It uses the changing light to mimic the flowing water. Wavelet is composed of 1,300 light-responsive light bulbs.

Mirror Mirror Installation

Mirror Mirror

Mirror Mirror by SOFTlab was commissioned by the City of Alexandria’s Office of the Arts. The artwork takes the form of an opened circle, 25 feet in diameter and 8 feet high, that visitors can walk inside and around.

Seventeen Installation Art

Seventeen

The Seventeen installation by Nils Völker consists out of seventeen white cushions made from Tyvek hanging above the visitors heads in the exhibition “Scheinwerfer” at the Kunstmuseum Celle.

Rain Amplifier

Rain Amplifier

The Rain Amplifier by Matthijs la Roi Architects is a cedar-clad rain sculpture and stage, situated in the Catholic forest environment of Sint-Arnolduspark, Belgium.

Fragments interactive installation

Fragments

Fragments is an interactive installation by Random International. Almost two hundred identical, small mirrors are arranged in a grid to form a flat, homogenous surface.

Versus Sound Installation

Versus

Versus by David Letellier is a sound installation consisting of two kinetic sculptures placed face to face. Each sculpture is made out of 12 triangular panels, hinged and powered by six linear actuators, controlled by a specific program.

MycoTree spatial branching structure

MycoTree

Invited by curator Alejandro Zaera-Polo, Dirk Hebel’s chair and the Block Research Group designed MycoTree, a naturally grown mycelium structure, for the Seoul Biennale for Architecture and Urbanism 2017.

God’s Eye Pavilion

God’s Eye

God’s eye is the winning proposal at the Sukkahville 2013 design competition by two students Christina Galanou and Chrystalla Koufopavlou of the University of Nicosia in Cyprus.

Harvard Time Capsule Interactive art

Harvard Time Capsule

Harvard Time Capsule is made of Flip-Discs — a medium developed by BREAKFAST which uses electromagnets to rotate the physical pixels from one side to another.

Two Hundred and Seventy Installation

Two Hundred and Seventy

Two hundred and seventy white garbage bags hang like ghosts in the columned hall of Vienna, Austria’s Museum für agewandte Kunst (MAK) for the exhibition Sagmeister & Walsh: Beauty. The piece is by Nils Völker, and is titled.

Botanical Pavilion

Botanical Pavilion

Japanese architect Kengo Kuma and Australian artist Geoff Nees have created a tactile, circular pavilion using timber collected from Melbourne’s Royal Botanic Gardens. Botanical Pavilion slots together like a puzzle without the need for metal supports.

Reflection of the Age Interactive Installation

Reflection of the Age

Juraj Kotian created an installation that would react to movement. The closer the viewer gets to the structure, the closer is gets to him. Once the viewer crosses a specific boundary, it goes back to its starting position to literally escape from the viewer’s touch.

Tipping Wall

Tipping Wall

The facade of a cooling tower was covered with 10,000 hinged metal channels that fill with water and tip either left or right. When they tip they spill water into the center of the channel below which then tips either left or right. 

Parametric Glacier

Parametric Glacier

During the Contemporary Culture Forum White Night, an architecture, light and sound installation Parametric Glacier was on display at the Dome Cathedral garden in Riga.

Weaving Enclosure

Weaving Enclosure

Weaving Enclosure is an experimental installation developed by ACTLAB in 2014 and a synthesis of a research on the emergent properties of weaving material system in architecture.

EXOtique Installation

EXOtique

EXOtique by Project One Studio is a backlit ceiling installation that was created at the foyer entrance of a university building. The patterning is based on light distribution throughout the piece, while the form redefines the space.

Sound Installation

Sound Installation

Zimoun is best known for his installative, generally site-specific, immersive works. He employs mechanical principles of rotation and oscillation to put materials into motion and thus produce sounds.

Future You Interactive Installation

Future You

In Future You, an interactive installation by Universal Everything you are faced with a unique reflection of your potential, synthetic self. Starting as a primitive form, it learns from your movements to adapt, suggesting an agile, superior version of you. 

Plastic Reflectic interactive installation

Plastic Reflectic

Plastic Reflectic is an interactive installation that reflects on the problem of the “plastic soup” in our oceans. Enormous amounts of plastic waste end up in the ocean, where it slowly degrades into tiny particles.

Brilliant Cube Kinetic Installation

Brilliant Cube

Brilliant Cube by Media Artist Group: Jonpasang is a kinetic 3D matrix, comprised of 576 clear LED poles moving up and down. The dimension is 6M X 6M X 6M. It is located at Gangnam station crossroads.

Antrum graphical luminous interactive installation

Antrum

Antrum is a graphical luminous interactive installation, created by Tatiana Plakhova. Artist describes her work as a grotto which the surface is inhabited by strange creatures.

Interwoven Installation

Interwoven Installation

Elias and Yousef Anastas (AAU ANASTAS) construct a meditative, immersive installation that aims to strengthen the relationship between nature and architecture in the Palestinian landscape.

Vaulted Willow Parametric Pavilion

Vaulted Willow

Commissioned by The Edmonton Arts Council and completed on June 18th, 2014 Design & computation: MARC FORNES & THEVERYMANY™ Engineering, Vaulted Willow is an architectural folly exploring lightweight, self-supported shells.

Currents Interactive Installation

Currents

SOFTlab recently completed Currents, an interactive wall installation for the IBM Watson headquarters in Atlanta. Using the Weather Channel’s air quality API, the interactive wall visualizes global air quality in real-time.