Monday, December 10, 2018

Motion

A Specially Adapted Underwater Wheelchair Brings Artist Sue Austin Beneath the Earth’s Surface

British artist Sue Austin creates multimedia, performance, and installation art, using her wheelchair as a means to explore new patterns of movement. In 2012, Austin was commissioned to create a series of multimedia events as part...

A Wooden Kinetic Clock Expands and Contracts with the Passing Hours

Solstice is a shape-shifting wooden clock designed by Matt Gilbert of the London-based studio Animaro. The new interior design object presents different configurations throughout the day, expanding to its widest form at noon when the sun...

Origami Lava Pours from the Window of an Abandoned Building in Catalonia for LLUÈRNIA

As part of the recent LLUÈRNIA festival of light and fire in Catalonia, collaborators David Oliva of SP25 Arquitectura and Anna Juncà of Atelier 4 created this spectacular flow of lava using common fortune teller origami figures. Over 10,000 folded...

Bursts of Stylized Flowers by ‘Ouizi’ Transform Buildings Into Floral Canvases

Artist Louise Jones (previously), known professionally as Ouizi, focuses on flowers in her multi-faceted practice. Whether creating towering outdoor murals, carving linoleum prints, completing indoor mural commissions, or painting on more traditional canvases, Jones creates groupings...

Popular Cartoons and Mascots Unwind to Reveal Realistic Depictions of Their Human and Animal...

Dutch artist Stefan Thelen, a.k.a. Super A removes the fantasy from classic pop culture characters like Batman and Mickey Mouse to reveal more realistic interpretations of their cartoon constructs. An owl peers out between the gaps...
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A Kinetic Sculpture Built from over 600 Parts Gracefully Imitates a Swimming Sea Turtle

Carapace is a kinetic sculpture designed by Derek Hugger that mimics the motion of a sea turtle gliding through the ocean. The wooden work is composed of over six hundred parts which allow the creature to elegantly tilt...
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Intricate Geometric Patterns Hand-Pressed Into Aluminum Cans

Sculptor Noah Deledda transforms everyday aluminum cans into works of art using nothing but his fingertips. Deledda carefully presses and creases intricate geometric patterns into the surface of plain cylindrical cans using carefully placed pressure from...

Technicolor Tattoos Mix Psychedelic Graphics with Memphis-Inspired Patterns

Oregon-based tattoo artist Dave, a.k.a. Winston the Whale, uses a wide spectrum of colors in his trippy tattoos. The works merge a 60s aesthetics with inspirations from Scandinavian folk art to Memphis design. Traditional floral...
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A Puppeteered Music Video Explores the Wishful Daydreams Embedded in a Daily Commute

Asleep on the Train is a puppeteered music video for musician Tom Rosenthal’s new single by animator and director Catherine Prowse. The stop motion short film follows a businessman as his daily commute gets wildly off-track, leaving...

A Dizzying Visual Experiment Animates 19 Hours of Single-Shot Video

https://vimeo.com/295439437 In a new music video for the musician and DJ Max Cooper, Páraic McGloughlin turns a single viewpoint over an anonymous highway into a nearly five-minute-long psychedelic collage. The Irish film director was tasked with “visualizing the...

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