Posts tagged ‘light’

8 October 2012

the future will be confusing

 

Via youbroketheinternet.

22 August 2012

RUN, an Olympic Park Installation by Monica Bonvicini

Monica Bonvicini created this awesome typographic art installation for the 2012 London Olympics. This is the largest standalone artwork on the olympic park, made of three nine-metre tall letters that form the word “RUN”. The letters are made of mirrored glass and mirrored stainless steel.

“In daylight, the letters will act as a mirror for visitors and reflect their surroundings, and at night the letters will become more transparent and glow with complex internal LED lighting.”

Via The Inspiration Grid.

22 December 2011

Little Shining Man by Heather and Ivan Morison

And another one, because it’s wonderful, light and airy… like holidays !

“Little Shining Man” is kite conceived by Heather and Ivan Morison, designed by Sash Reading, engineered and fabricated by Queen & Crawford. It features 1700 3d printed connectors, carbon fibre rods and cubenfibre aerospace fabric. It just looks beautiful.

Via today and tomorrow.

9 January 2011

Relumine by Mischer’Traxler

The start of this project was a focus on light sources. Instead of completely designing a newly shaped lamp, ‘Relumine’ plays on the fact that we all have to switch from old light bulbs to new energy saving light sources. Each ‘Relumine’ uses two, discarded lamps, which are disassembled, sanded, newly lacquered and adapted with newer technology, before they are connected by a glass tube which holds a fluorescent tube.

Found on Mischer’Traxler website.

4 January 2011

Photographies by Sander Meisner

Il y a quelque chose de magique avec les photographies de Sander Meisner. Peut-être que c’est le mélange de flash, de longue exposition, de lumières de nuit, de couleurs inattendues … J’adore.

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There’s something magical about Sander Meisner photographies. Maybe it’s the mix of flash, long exposure, night lights, unexpected colors… I love it.

Artist found at booooooom. Pictures found at Meisner website.

7 December 2010

Cast Spells video “Glamorous Glowing” by Behn Fannin

Un nouveau vidéo simple, mais ô combien hypnotisant pour le groupe acoustique-folk Cast Spells. Dirigé par Behn Fannin.

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A new simple but hypnotizing video for the acoustic-folk band Cast Spells. Directed by Behn Fannin.

Found at booooooom.

14 November 2010

Various artworks by Patrick Bérubé

J’ai découvert ce week end l’artiste Patrick Bérubé à Expression, le Centre d’exposition de Ste-Hyacinthe (Québec, Canada). Une multitude de ses oeuvres-sculptures y étaient présentées dans le cadre de l’exposition En Vain. En voici une sélection.

C’est avec une pointe d’ironie et d’humour que Patrick Bérubé, artiste montréalais originaire de Rimouski, interroge nos comportements et nos réactions face à différentes situations de menaces et d’impuissance. Rassemblant des œuvres produites au cours de la dernière décennie et d’autres inédites, l’exposition présentée à Expression se veut un regard sur l’ambition et les espérances, les richesses et les plaisirs, ainsi que sur la perte d’identité et la débilité.

 

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I discovered this week end the Montreal based artist Patrick Bérubé, at Expression, the Art Center of Ste-Hyacinthe (Québec, Canada). Some of his last years artworks were presented in this retrospective exhibition named En Vain. Here’s a selection.

Pictures found on Patrick Bérubé’s website.

28 October 2010

Stealth Distortion by Børre Sæthre

Børre Sæthre (born in 1967 in Oslo, Norway) is a Norwegian artist whose exhibitions combine many skills, including those of the architect, the interior designer and the set dresser. His installations comprise interconnected environments that take the visitor into a fantastic, dreamlike universe which is both aesthetically pleasing and psychologically disquieting.

Stealth Distortion (… must have seen it in some teenage wet dream), 2008, Techniques mixtes

Found at \\\ (acidolatte).

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