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.

Invisible Borders: Mirrored Picket Fence Blurs the Lines

Mirrors typically represent a way of facing reality, but depending on where they’re placed, they can bend it to the point of surreality instead. Take, ...

MegaFaces: Massive Display Enables 3D Selfies at Sochi

Giant faces measuring 25 feet in height emerge in three dimensions from an ‘architectural Mount Rushmore’ at the entrance of Sochi’s Olympic ...

Can’t Stop the Music: Submerged Turntable Plays Perfectly

What will become of all that humans have created when we’re no longer on the planet to preserve it? This project by artist Evan Holm is both a nod to the ...

Crochet Playscapes: 13 Interactive String Art Installations

Miles of yarn and string stretch across inflatable structures, galleries and outdoor environments in these crocheted and knotted art installations, offering ...

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Invisible Tree: Trunk Wrapped & Camouflaged to Float on Air

A simple illusion with so much potential – wrap an object, paint the wrapping plastic and presto, a central section appears to disappear before your ...

High Security: 150 Creepy Cameras Installed on 1 Blank Wall

If you ever get that feeling you are being watched, well, for once it really is just your imagination – this fleet of surveillance┬ácams is inactive but ...

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 ...

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