Created by the design studio based in Madrid Espadaysantacruz, Kinetics Light is an interactive light installation where the behavior of light is controlled by a simulator physics. Composed of 78 tungsten bulbs, the installation includes a piezoelectric transducer located in the first bulb. The sensor collects the strength of tap and generates light of particle moving along the loop.
On the occasion of Art Basel in Hong Kong, a light show inspired by arcade games is projected on the highest skyscraper of the city. Entitled “Same Old, Brand New”, this project by artist Cao Fei will be broadcast five times a night over the five days of the art exhibition. The projected visuals include the classic Pac-Man and Tetris.
In the video “Subconscious Cinema” imagined by Gabriel Adelman (aka Dreamscience Films), we can see the most beautiful nightmares and dreams scenes from recent and old cult movies. On a music by Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross – “Hand Covers Bruise, Reprise”, the scenes of Shutter Island, Inception, The Big Lebowski, American Beauty, Alien and many more have been added in this sublime supercut.
Director Casper Balslev imagined a spot for the The Royal Danish Ballet and its ballet “Swan Lake”. Produced by Frenzy Paris, the video shows the dancers Ida Praetorius and Holly Jean Dorger in the middle of the backstage, scene and trainings’ storm. The choreography was thought by Nikolaj Hübbe and Silja Schandorff.
After I Will not Let You Down’s clip, OK Go is back with a promotional video for Chinese furniture stores Red Star Macalline. The advertising is a visual reference to their video The Writing’s on the Wall, but set to a remix of I Won’t Let You Down by Dan Konopka.
Jacob T. Swinney, whose we already talked about, has gathered in a video the first and last frames of famous old and recent movies. On a music by Thomas Newman – “Any Other Name”, this supercut shows the circularity of some movies like Melancholia, Gone Girl or Somewhere and the meaning and beauty of other movies Fight Club, Black Swan or The Master.
For his “LA Dance : Hearts & Arrows project” and Nowness, Benjamin Millepied has choreographed and directed a video that offers a bit of grace in the middle of electrical pylons and concrete by staging dancers in the heart of the Los Angeles River. On a music by Philip Glass – “String Quartet No.3 (Mishima)”, this video mixes classical and urban dance at once, with elegance and harmony.
For the Spring 2015 campaign of the Russian retailer Sneakerhead, director Inna Klen did a spot that shows the famous Russian dancer Lilia Skovorodnikova. With elegance, she reveals spring sneakers through a ballet where we can see steps and silhouettes made on Adidas, Nike and Asics.