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Art on the wall is one thing, but installations engage us with texture, light, color and sound, surrounding us and begging for interaction. They challenge conventions of the art world as well as the context of art itself, as these uncanny and unique projects illustrate in vivid three-dimensional form.
Real Large LEGO: Concrete Bridge Turned to Colorful Brick
Weathered concrete sides suddenly give way to crisp, clean, multi-colored LEGO blocks stretched across thin air, looking more like something from Minecraft (or Photoshop) than reality.
Power Tower Transforms into Robot: DOMA's Neon Colossus
An electricity pylon transforms into a glowing, moving robot in a massive urban intervention by Argentinean art collective DOMA.
Golden Raindrops Rise and Fall in Singapore Airport Installation
Over a thousand copper-coated aluminum raindrops move in undulating computer-programmed patterns in an installation at the Changi Airport in Singapore.
Shwopping: Store Covered in 10,000 Hanging Garments
10,000 garments cover a building in London like shingles to highlight clothing waste in a campaign by UK retailer Marks & Spencer.
Wall Art Gone Wild: Fantastic Life-Sized Room Sketches
With some of her works it is hard to tell where the two-dimensional art ends and 3D objects begin, blending as they do into one semi-continuous surface.
The Shape of Sound: New Orleans Village Made of Music
Is this shantytown in New Orleans the most musical neighborhood in the world? Every tiny shack here is a functional musical instrument.
Closing the Curtain on Public Advertising - Literally
French artist The Wa installs roller blinds on public ads in the city of Toulouse, giving passersby a little more control over the urban environment.
Painting Reality: Surprised Motorists Make Sudden Street Art
Ingredients: 500 liters of brightly-colored, eco-friendly, wash-away water-based paint, one elevated location with video camera and 2000 cars of unwitting participants.
Trashcam Project: Dumpsters Turned into Pinhole Cameras
The Trashcam Project turns dumpsters around the city of Hamburg into pinhole cameras that capture beautiful urban scenes with a hole and some photo paper.
Art Imitates Digital Life: Real-World Google Map Pins
Those red pins marking the city center on Google Maps become 20-foot-tall, real-life urban installations in the 'Maps' series by Aram Bartholl.