The directors from Cauboyz have directed a video for the Montreux Jazz Festival 2014 to introduce the light installation that has been made : like neon lights, the names of the singers appear in lights, everything controlled by a piano’s keys connected to 64 light boxes.
The artists residency Urban AU in Berlin, has exhibited a collaborative project called “Just Like Swimming” and created by Australian artists and architects : ZAP, JUMBO, RusselL Isaac-Cole, Ben Milbourne, Tanja Milbourne and BiLD Architecture. The goal was to imitate water in an empty pool with blue diffuse light.
In the Sainte Marie Madeleine church located in Lille, the Dutch design studio Daan Roosegaarde made a light installation in the shape of a dome with hundreds of lotus metallic lights which respond to the movements of the human body. An interactive and organic sculpture is to discover.
“The Ice Typography” series by Nicole Dextras, a Canadian environmental artist, gathers some 3D words in ice that the artist has made thanks to wooden splints. From the city of Toronto to the Yukon river, these poetic installations show the words as ephemeral and in perpetual evolution.
After his series “Suburban”, the artist Ian Strange reveals this new facility “Landed”. The work represents the reconstruction of a suburban home Australia 1920 on the steps of the Art Gallery of South Australia. Home, all in black, seems to have fallen from heaven, and have embarked on the front of the gallery.
Lauren Fensterstock is an American artist who makes black paper installations and shapes ephemeral landscapes in the middle of rooms. She works the shapes of flowers, grass, lakes in paper to make them look like real natural environments. Her poetic and dark work is to discover in the next part of the article.
The artist Danae Stratou, industrial designer Alexandra Stratou and the architect Stella Constantinides have collaborated together to set in 2 years this installation in the middle of the Egyptian Desert near the Red Sea in El Gouna. From the sky, we can see circular patterns in relief or in hollow which extend on 100 000 square metters.
Based to Barcelona Penique Productions is a collective of artists who create processing facilities in public areas. The Group uses massive plastic balloons that are inflated inside buildings. Coupled with outdoor lighting that illuminates the colored plastic, the results can be beautifully dramatic, almost unrecognizable this new environment of real space.
London-based art and design studio United Visual Artists has created a particular light installation for the Barbican Centre. It consists in matching the light’s movements to different emitted sounds. “Momentum” project is to discover in video and through Bethany Clark’s photos in the next part of the article.
The creative agency The Barbarian Group, based in New York, asked Clive Wilkinson Architects to design an office to obtain a greater solidarity among 125 business colleagues specializing in digital. Reinventing the function of office furniture, Superdesk is a great initiative, offering one giant office circulating in the open space and creating cohesion between employees.
Canadian artist Michel de Broin makes creative and original installations in different European or American countries. Chairs or tables forming a block, a chimney-television or a reversed statue of Liberty, this artist surprises us in each idea. A panorama of his installations is to discover in the next part of the article.
American designer Anne Patterson did an elegant installation to celebrate Grace Cathedral’s 100 years of music, in San Francisco. This visual creation wants to make the music played in this place more majestuous and profound with a connexion between sound and light. Ribbons used as trompe-l’oeil are here to symbolize rays of light as a way to connect the spirituel world to Earth, God to the terrestrial prayers who rise in the air.