Posts tagged ‘installation’

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.

2 July 2012

Tisse Métis Égal par PLUX.5

Je vous fais par d’un projet sur lequel nous travaillons – PLUX.5- depuis plusieurs mois déjà : Tisse Métis Égal, dans le cadre de Métis-sur-Montréal 2012 (présenté par le Château Ramezay et les Jardins de Métis). L’installation sera inaugurée le 12 juillet prochain, sur la place Dauversière, à Montréal. Nous sommes à la recherche de fonds supplémentaires afin de boucler le budget du projet, sentez vous libre d’y contribuer !

Pour plus d’information sur le projet et pour voir les différents articles que vous pouvez vous procurer pour contribuer au projet, cliquez ici.

Merci pour votre support !

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We are working on a project since this winter with PLUX.5, Tisse Métis Égal, which is the main event of Métis-sur-Montreal 2012 (presented by  Château Ramezay and Jardins de Métis). The architectural installation will be inaugurated on July 12th, at Place de la Dauversière in Montreal. We are looking for additional funds to complete the project budget, feel free to contribute!

For more information about the project and to learn more about the different items you can buy to contribute to the project (crowdfunding), click here.

Thank you for your support!

11 January 2012

Tape Recorders by Rafael Lozano-Hemmer

This is fantastic. My everyday measuring tape glorified. I love the fact that it falls  when it reach about 3 meters… like it always does when you try to measure something above your head… Look at this !

Rafael Lozano-Hemmer is a Mexican electronic artist, who develops interactive installations that are at the intersection of architecture and performance art. “Tape Recorders” is one of his recent installation which was commissioned by the Museum of Contemporary Art in Sydney.

Rows of motorised measuring tapes record the amount of time that visitors stay in the installation. As a computerised tracking system detects the presence of a person, the closest measuring tape starts to project upwards. When the tape reaches around 3m high it crashes and recoils back.

Each hour, the system prints the total number of minutes spent by the sum of all visitors.

Make sure to check his 2 other new artworks: Voice Array and Flatsun.


“Tape Recorders” (2011) by Rafael Lozano-Hemmer from bitforms gallery on Vimeo.

Via today and tomorrow.

23 July 2011

Festival des Architectures Vives 2011 on Design Milk

Will by Universite D’Aalto from Finland

Expo D’Expe by Goagroup from Italy (jury award)

Dots by RD Factory of France

Between Doors by Moba Studio of the Czech Republic

Ma Cour Dans Ta Cour by Plux5 of Quebec, Canada (audience choice award)

Souffle by Hold Up Architecture from France

Floats by Angela Co from the USA

Via design milk.




17 July 2011

Installations by Graham Caldwell

Brooklyn-based artist Graham Caldwell creates glass-based installations which explore issues about surveillance, threat and self-obsession. Using many separate glass parts, usually mounted to a wall by metal fastenings, Caldwell arranges the glass objects so that they reflect off each other and mirror the space in the gallery as well as the viewer looking at them.

Via triangulation blog.

5 February 2011

Green House Installation by Kyung Woo Han

This is eye catching… ! Beautiful blue-green ! By Kyung Woo Han.

Via bumbumbum.

19 January 2011

Cigarette Ash Landscape by Yang Yongliang

Found at Colossal.

6 November 2010

Bilboard Installation “Non-Sign” by Lead Pencil

Imposing “a poster billboard” filled of vacuum and air, by the studio Lead Pencil. It is of an installation and a provocative work of art baptistée “Non-Sign”, and located close to Vancouver, at the border of Canada and the United States.

Stunning !

Found at Fubiz.

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