Besides the installation Light in Water, the exhibition “The Play of Brilliants” presents many more monumental artworks. On the theme of light, artists and designers such as WHITEvoid, Haberdashery, Soo Sunny Park and Flynn Talbot have imagined impressive sculptures. A sensorial and interactive experience composed of 11 installations and available until 31st of May, at the Eléphant Paname (Paris).
Jean Jullien is a French graphic designer and illustrator based in London. Through funny and light illustrations, he sees the world with a satiric point of view and especially on our digital age where feelings and reality are pixelated and pass through the medium of a smartphone’s screen.
Since early 2014, Canadian graphic designer Joey Camacho makes daily 3D artworks with subtle details for his project “Progress Before Perfection”. By using the softwares Cinema 4D and Octane Render, he recreates shapes inspired by biology, sound and geometry. After several months, he has put online prints of his 3D sculptures that you can buy on his website.
For the Milano Design Week, the accessories and footwear company United Nude has collaborated with architects and designers all around the world such as Ben Van Berkel, Zaha Hadid, Ross Lovegrove, Fernando Romero and Michael Young. They wanted to reinvent shoes by thinking them like architectural artworks, thanks to the 3D print technique.
French artist Gilles-Alexandre Deschaud directed the first short movie, named “Chase Me” only constituted of 2500 3D-printed pieces with 3D Form 1+ printer. The result will be showed during Festival International du Film d’Animation d’Annecy in June 2015. The short movie will be also present at the Short Film Corner during the next Festival de Cannes.
Iris van Herpen continues to explore 3D printing for her new collection “Terraforming”. She has worked with other textures and techniques such as laser-cut and translucent crystals. For her line Fall/Winter 2015, she has collaborated with architect professor Philip Beesley and designers specialized in 3D : Aleksandra Gaca for the textile and Japanese Nortaka Tatehana for the shoes.
Unveiled at the Shanghai Auto Show 2015, the augmented vision eyewear concept by MINI provides improved comfort and safety, using see-through technology and a head-up display. The prototype was created with the help of Designworks and developed in collaboration with several companies of Qualcomm. This augmented reality helmet shows the relevant information in the direct vision’s field of the driver just above the steering wheel without hiding the road and other vehicles.
Long Story Short is a series of portraits produced by Live Orange TV, the web-TV of the group Orange, which gathers mini-documentaries on digital creators. Here’s in exclusivity, on Fubiz, a video devoted to Jonathan Dagan (aka JVIEWZ) : a New-Yorker music producer that redefines the collaborative music thanks to new technologies and the Internet.
As a part of the STRP Biennale, “Hakanaï” is a project by duo Adrien M / Claire B. It’s a cube in which a dancer is trapped in a 3D mapping experience where the projections interact with his movements, thanks to captors. This performance happened on last 17th march, at the BAM’s Fishman Theatre.
Aakash Nihalani is an American artist specializing in installations. His work allows the public to interact with them by letting visitors to live their own experience of art. Here is a collection of geometric shapes, called “Projections”. It consists of interactive paintings on a white wall using a software movement to enable the visitor to move the art in his own way.
Here is an audiovisual installation by artist Joanie Lemercier. Baptized “Blueprint“, the work is formed from a central monolithic tower that is flanked by two large screens and activated by light projection and sound. Together, these tell a story of the cosmos and architecture, climaxing in an anamorphosis. Discover the video later in the article.
Here is SPIRA, the diploma project of Alice Robbiani at ECAL, the School of Art in Lausanne. Spira is an interactive framework, charger and clock that uses inductive technology from Arduino to recharge your smartphone wirelessly. Once the mobile is set, The thermochromic frame paint shows you visually how charged your phone is, and when you remove the phone, the paint returns to its original colour.
After their project Pixel, French creatives Adrien M / Claire B Company have imagined the “kinetic sand” : an interactive table that responds by touch with sand particles which follow the movement of the contact. This table can accept up to 32 simultaneous contacts and it will be exhibited at the Palais de la découverte in Paris, in June.