At the Atomium in Brussels, we can admire the very beautiful LED lights installation “Out of Control” created by the collective Visual System, the science-fiction author Stéphane Beauverger and his short story “Hors Contrôle” which inspired this installation. To discover through sublime pictures and two videos on a music by Thomas Vaquié.
American artist Michael Murphy (whose we already have talked about on Fubiz) creates very beautiful contemporary and complex installations made with a lot of elements which shape a homogeneous piece when they’re gathered. If we move a bit, a cross could become simple suspensions of objects and symbolic portraits.
The artist Luka Fineisen designed a very nice installation made of plastic bubbles put on the floor. The beauty of this project is in the paradox created by the apparent fragility of bubbles, and the crystallization of these ephemeral objects in the space-time. To discover in the following.
For the Nuit Blanche in Paris and Samsung Electronics France, English collective Umbrellium created the installation “Mini Burble Paris” : suspended lights shaped like balls which are operated by a remote control, from a distance. An interactive production by Tetro who already have impressed us with their Fête des Lumières installation in Lyon.
The Keyboard of Isolation is an installation conceived by Jody Xiong in order to denounce human fictitious relationships and loneliness caused by the pervasiveness of computers in everyday life. The artist has consequently arranged a hundred figurines locked in jars, the whole giving form to a giant computer keyboard. More details in images et vidéo.
The installation “Take my lightning but don’t steal my thunder” was build by young British artist Alex Chinneck. He wanted to transform a building’s facade in Covent Garden, at the Piazza Est in London, by giving an impression of cut in half building, floating in the air. A work exhibited until 24th October.
Anna Burns and Michael Bodiam collaborated on the atomic bomb disaster theme and the relation men have to its use, a relation between extreme fear and fascination. Both artists have chosen to represent silent mushroom clouds by poetic installations made with flowers, balloons and embroidery. A project called “Silent but Violent” to discover in the gallery.
Arranged at Chicago Nike Town, this installation is actually a heap of gold-plated sneakers-shaped slabs, hanging from the ceiling and placed in order to represent Michael Jordan from his Air Jordan logo. A fabulous sculpture created by American artist Michael Murphy . More details in images and video.
Mimi Son & Elliot Woods, aka Kimchi & Chips, imagined Light Barrier, an installation presented last June at Night New Media Festival in Nikola-Lenivets Russia. Consist of a multitude of calibrated beams to allow the appearance of geometric shapes, this allows creation dives us into a surreal atmosphere. A project co-commissioned by the British Council and FutureEverything to discover in video after the jump.
Based in Berlin, Olivia Steele is an artist who uses light and neons to add meaning and irony to a place. She creates spiritual baselines we can interpret as we want, by working a lot on typography and the style of her letters. Her work is to discover in bars, in cities and on photographs.