Archived Articles from Installation & Sound | Page 5
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.
Street Seats for the People: Bold Guerrilla Furniture
Bright yellow lounges and benches beckon passersby in a clever guerrilla urban seating installation in Hamburg, Germany by artist Oliver Show.
Sounds of the Street: 13 Melodic Works of Musical Graffiti
Stairs transform into pianos, painted stereos play sounds like magic and buildings are massive instruments when music and street art collide.
Disorienting Depth: Amazing Optical Illusions in Art Galleries
Brazilian artist Regina Silveira's black vinyl appliques turn ordinary rooms into bizarre spaces where gravity and perspective don't seem to apply.
Wild Child? Chaotic Museum Art Created by Kids
A sparkling clean, blinding white living space is transformed into a chaotic canvas for thousands of children armed with stickers in Yayoi Kusama's art exhibit.
Good Clean Fun: Interactive Games Tidy Urban Spaces
How do you get residents to keep their city clean - and keep smiles on their faces at the same time? These fun public games are a truly excellent solution.
Flying People Zoom Through the Sky in Manhattan
Onlookers were fascinated and flummoxed when three human figures appeared in the New York City sky, zooming around buildings and bridges.
Feeling the Earth Move: Urban Sidewalk Liquid Intervention
Pedestrians in a French town were surprised to find that one day, a playful new addition to their brick walkway suddenly appeared...seemingly out of nowhere.
Wood Rings Translated Into Moody Piano Music
The rings displaying a tree's age in a cross-section of its trunk are translated into somber piano music by a record player and music software.
Captured Live: 'Trapped People' Street Art Project
Brooklyn-based artist Dan Witz shocks passersby with ultra-realistic painted images of people trapped behind grates in urban buildings.
Lisbon Lights Up with Modern Christmas Decorations
The city of Lisbon, Portugal got creative in the face of budget issues this year with an annual Christmas light display that's as festive as ever.