27.02.15 by Prosthetic Knowledge

Interactive Installation: A Thousand Times Me

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An interactive installation by Visual Pilots puts the audience into algorithmic space, combining recursive fractals and reflections of the participants creating a real-time kaleidoscopic experience. Watch the video below.

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17.02.15 by Jeff

Sound Installation: Zimoun 250 prepared ac-motors, 325 kg roof laths, 1.8 km rope

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New sound installation by Swiss artist Zimoun (previously featured here and here), at Knockdown Center, in New York. The exhibition is part of 3 concurrent solo exhibitions in New York (Bitforms gallery NYC, Knockdown Center NYC, and Simons Gallery for Geometry and Physics at the Stony Brook University). Zimoun often utilizes cotton balls and cardboard boxes but this piece is made of rope and wood.

Love to experience this piece in person. Watch the video below.

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04.02.15 by Prosthetic Knowledge

Sleepwalkers

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Interactive installation by Dan Rosenfeld is a small playful game featuring little people who live in a wall. Installed at the Urban Putt indoor miniature golf course, participants place their ball into it and have to work out how to get it back, interacting with the holographic dwellers – video embedded below.

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24.11.14 by Jeff

Chad Murray

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“Solitary ping pong on the ocean” by Vancouver-based artist Chad Murray. There’s something about this image of a person playing ping pong, against a perfect horizon, forever that I find funny, and sad, and actually kinda poetic. Watch the video below.

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14.10.14 by Jeff

Norwegian Designers Mesmerizing Kinetic Installation for Lundin Norway

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“Breaking The Surface” is a collaboration between ctrl+N, Scandinavian Design Group, Kontur, Abida, and Intek for Lundin Norway. The installation is essentially a grid of plastic cyclinders that move up into the ceiling as people walk underneath it. The wave-like motions can be experienced from below, on the first floor, but also from above, on the second floor. Love to see this in person, watch the videos below.

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18.06.14 by Jeff

“Strandlines” by artist Michelle Higa Fox

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“Strandlines” is a generative single-channel video installation by artist filmmaker Michelle Higa Fox. Digital waves move back and forth across 400 pounds of sand. The waves corresponds to local tides, and no two waves are ever the same. Watch the video below.

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08.05.14 by Jeff

A Giant Nest by Hannes Wingate

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A guy called Hannes Wingate has been building a giant nest beside Burnside skatepark in Portland. Wingate builds urban nests without any nails or supports, armed with nothing more than his hatchet and a knife (and sometimes a ladder). More images below.

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24.02.14 by Jeff

Best of Kickstarter: Janet Echelman Sculpture in Vancouver

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Artist Janet Echelman, known for her beautiful large outdoor sculptures made of nets, is set to install her largest work to date in Vancouver! She is personally borrowing funds to cover the cost of installing the work and a non-profit called Burrard Arts Foundation has stepped in to try and help her make this sculpture a reality.

Watch the video below explaining the proposed piece for Vancouver, and if you want to support the project jump over to Kickstarter.

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