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.
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 ...
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.
Chelsea Illustrated: Google’s History-Telling Mural
To cover unattractive scaffolding on its NYC building, Google commissioned a panoramic mural from Dark Igloo that tells the history of the Chelsea neighborhood.
Subway Parasite: Stealth Projector Lights Up Train Tunnels
Here to lighten the mood a bit during the duller parts of your nighttime or subterranean transit is a quirky little projector that suctions to vehicular shells.
Suspended Grass Figures Grow Green in Galleries
French artist Mathilde Roussel makes a statement about the origins of our food with this series of hanging human figures, which sprout grass seeds over time.
Bright Lights, Big City: 15 (More!) Light Art Installations
15 artists use light as a medium to craft incredible installations like massive LED cathedrals, glowing skeletons and fields of artificial flowers.
Home Within Home: Architectural Fabric Art Installations
Artist Do Ho Suh merges his memories of past homes in South Korea with the shapes of his new home in America with sheer, architectural fabric installations.
Blue Trees: Surreal Spectacle Coming to Seattle Parks
Trees in some of Seattle's parks are now a bright Smurf-like shade of blue in a semi-permanent project by artist Konstantin Dimopoulos.