Archived Articles: Installation & Sound | Page 6

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.

Urban Carousel: Merry-Go-Round Made of Shopping Cars

Subverting the shopping cart, this urban installation is a play on consumer culture and its cyclical nature. Of course, it is also a lot of fun to play with, ...

Infinity Rooms: Mirrored Spaces Reflect Endless Starlight

The experience calls the mind the climactic moment of the classic 2001: A Space Odyssey by Arthur C. Clarke, in which our protagonist stares into the void and ...

Paintless Landscapes: Scenic Art Made of Light & Shadow

A collection of unlikely (often discarded) objects coupled with a light source can create amazing city scenes, landscapes, portraits and more in the hands of ...

Puzzle Facade: Play a Building Like a Giant Rubik’s Cube

The entire facade of the Ars Electronic Building in Linz, Austria has become the world’s largest playable Rubik’s cube thanks to a color-changing ...

Half Invisible: Deserted Desert Cabin Remixed with Mirrors

Unlike a mirage on the horizon, this quaint little abode is entirely real, even if it seems to half-disappear through alternating wood and (seemingly) ...

Short Film Explores Intersection of Fashion & Architecture

Fashion and architecture intersect in a short film called Kaplinksi, wherein models wear and then break out of architectural structures made of ...

Real Life Instagram: Street Views Framed with Colored Filters

Instagram is both broadly adopted and heavily criticized for the faux-vintage filter options provided to users, providing opportunities for aptly-timed and ...

Skinned Buildings: Latex Casts of Derelict Urban Surfaces

Draped like the macabre souvenirs of a serial killer, ghostly skins of old buildings billow on clotheslines, bearing the grime of the surfaces from which they ...

Interactive Sculpture Echoes the Movements of Spectators

Artist Daniel Rozin creates installation pieces that watch you even more closely than you watch them. His Angles Mirror installation features a triangular base ...

Weightless Space: Ghostly Floating Room Hovers in Midair

A fantastic feat of architectural trickery, this anti-gravity ante-room installation appears to hover in thin air and open up into nothingness. It sports a ...

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