Monday, October 14, 2019

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Pixi: Light Installation by WERC

A light installation by Groningen artist collective WERC consisting of more than 1,000 LED lights that communicate wirelessly, reacting to each other and to the visitors. https://vimeo.com/241028491 Located in Drenthe, the Netherlands, Pixi was inspired by complex patterns that exist...

Animated Fire Spirals by Daniel Barreto

Here’s a fun series from artist Daniel Barreto who animates infinite loops of flame in these surreal gifs. The brief animations continue his experimentation with light and long exposure photography as seen here last...

Oversized Crocheted Doilies by Ashley V Blalock Climb Up Trees and Gallery Walls

Artist Ashley V Blalock crochets enormous red doilies that she then installs in site-specific configurations ranging from galleries to stairwells to trees outside. Her ongoing project, Keeping Up Appearances, began in 2011 and has been installed at museums...

Remote Landscapes and Abandoned Structures Momentarily Transformed by Colorful Plumes of Smoke

Billowing clouds of smoke burst upon rugged mountainous terrains, deserted architecture, and blossoming fields. These vibrant, ethereal sceneries are captured by French photographers Isabelle Chapuis and Alexis Pichot and are part of their Blossom project. The duo’s smokey clouds emerge...

Detailed paper portraits capture famous faces from throughout history

Nayan Shrimali is a furniture designer and art enthusiast based in India. After studying Furniture & Interior Design at NID, India, Shrimali is now a full-time paper cut artist. Alongside his partner, Vaishali Chudasama...

Dominic Wilcox on the endless possibilities of inventions and overcoming creative blocks

Dominic Wilcox has always been fascinated by the possibility of inventions. Born in Sunderland and now living in London, he works between the worlds of art, design, craft and technology to create innovative and...

A Centuries-Old Art Form Hides Within the Gilded Pages of Antique Books

Martin Frost creates paintings in places that people can’t see, or can only find if they know exactly where to look. The UK-based artist is a fore-edge painter, which means he produces elaborate designs and...

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...

Miniature Installations Built Inside Suitcases Detail the Homes That Refugees Leave Behind

Syrian-born, New Haven, Connecticut-based artist and architect Mohamad Hafez compiles found objects and scrap metal to construct miniature recreations of homes, buildings, and landscapes left by refugees in the Middle East and around the world. The...

Color Perfectionism From Adam Hillman

Those who most value the world in order, will certainly appreciate the work of perfectionist artist Adam Hillman. He specializes in laying out a wide variety of subjects, taking photographs of them and, as...

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