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.
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.
An interactive kinetic installation entitled ‘breaking the surface’ is raising the roof! This innovative installation was designed by the Norwegian architecture group ‘ctrl+n’, in collaboration with Scandinavian Design group, kontur, abida and intek.
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.
David Spriggs’ Vision artwork series have a distinct focus on the senses. Accentuated by an affinity between its subject matter and the fragmentary nature of the medium, there is a tension created between form and emptiness.
Inside venice’s palazzo mora, cara lee and stephan mundwiler of leeMundwiler architects have installed ‘CHiLL’ — a ‘breathing’ structure that kinetically responds to human interaction.
Designed by penda, the cola-bow installation is a public art installation made out of more than 17,000 recycled plastic bottles, which were braided to create a shape inspired by the swings of the Coca-Cola logo.
Inside the construction fair BB Construmat 2017, hangs the new stand for the company Alumilux, pioneer in constructive solutions in aluminum, metal and glass. Stand Alumilux was designed by Jaime Prous Architects.
MoveART partnered with All Urban LTD to design a play sculpture named Climbslide 8.0. While adults will appreciate «climb slide 8.0» as an aesthetically designed play sculpture, children will see it as a small world full of adventures.
Lyle London is an artist and sculptor. Over the last few years, he has developed a series of works based on the spiral topologies observed in natural phenomena.
‘Charkha’ by LIVE architecture, an 11-meter tall outdoor installation in cross maidan, mumbai, india. The winning entry in a monument design competition, the project draws from the ‘spinning wheel’ symbol promoted by mahatma gandhi.
Flexible Landscape by GOA Architects, an installation in the Jing’an Temple Square which is both artistic and practical. The installation is understood as a set of open landscape in this site, and looks like a bonsai of the city, getting involved with a soft and light profile.
Designed by Cristina Nan, Dirce Medina Patatuchi, and Carlos Bausa Martinez, ‘Papillon D’or’ is made from golden dichroic holographic mirror vinyl, which refracts light and offers various experiences of the installation depending on the vantage point.
Andreu Alfaro Hernández was a A self-taught artist, he was related to the Valencian artists collective Parpalló Group (1957), and influenced by constructivists, such as Constantin Brâncuşi or Antoine Pevsner and by Jorge Oteiza.
Contours by Acrylicize is a site-specific light installation sitting at the heart of Tableau Software’s Seattle HQ, exploring themes of nature and discovery in a nod to the data visualisation techniques Tableau is famed for.
The Singing Ringing Tree by Tonkin Liu is a musical sculpture standing in the wind on a hill overlooking Burnley.
In collaboration with Ryuichi Sakamoto’s forest conservation organization More Trees, architect Kengo Kuma has has designed a set of triangular-shaped modular pieces. called ‘Tsumiki’ — a name that means ‘wooden blocks’ in Japanese.
Throughout the years, artist Andrew Myers has made a career out of the ubiquitous screw. When you look at them straight-on, his screw art looks like a pointillist painting. But when viewed from another angle, Myer’s pieces reveal their sculptural side.
Originally from Mexico City, Gabriel Dawe creates site-specific installations that explore the connection between fashion and architecture, and how they relate to the human need for shelter in all its shapes and forms.
Giles Miller Studio has created a series of four glass-tile sculptures to help visitors navigate Clerkenwell Design Week 2016. The London-based studio created the pieces, collectively named Billboards, for the new layout of Clerkenwell Design Week.
“Heaven Bloom” by WHYIXD is located in the lobby of a building which is constructed by GoldenJade development corp. Along with the international architecture team from Singapore, WOHA, this mansion was designed with concept of nature.
‘WAVE’ by d’strict with anamorphic illusion has been successfully revealed on a magnificent DOOH of COEX K-POP SQUARE, the largest & high-definition outdoor advertising screen in S.Korea.
Softlab was commissioned by One State Street to design a permanent wall installation to accompany the building’s new lobby renovation. Their intent was to create an installation that is not distinguishable as a piece of wall mounted art.
Innoprom Kinetic Wall, RCC pavilion 2018 by Leva and TODO consists of 39 “petals”, which can move together in mesmerizing waves and open up dynamic “windows” for visitors to look through the wall.
Breathing Wall by Najla El Zein is an interactive installation located at the entrance hall of a private residence in Beirut. It is a dynamic three dimensional wall surface composed of variable-sized diamond shaped modules with two facets, white and gold.
The British artist Walter Jack, the founder of Walter Jack studio, presented a truly dynamic installation, ‘Crushed Wall’. The sensual 40-metre long, 3-metre high wall installation utilizes concrete material in such a way that it appears soft and malleable.
Curved-line folding is the act of folding a flat sheet of material along a curved crease pattern in order to create a three-dimensional shape. It is a creative and innovative way to produce lightweight and geometrically stiff components using only sheet materials.
Paper engineer Matthew Shlian combines intricate geometric tessellations with exact folds and creases to form bas-relief sculptures. Shlian has been crafting his paper artworks for several years. In recent sculptures the artist has introduced a vibrant color palette that strays dramatically from his traditional black and white works.
Created by John Bisbee, the nail sculptures come in many shapes and sizes. Some form delicate walls while others are simply nailed to the wall. About his nail sculptures, Bisbee tells American Craft, “A nail, like a line, can and will do almost anything. What can’t you draw with a line? The nail is just my line.”
Using nothing more than thin black tape in combination with his keen observation and understanding, Darel Carey creates line sequences in varied configurations in order to create an illusion of dimension that he calls “Dimensionalization”. Two dimensions can be perceived as three, and vice versa.