Tag Archives: installation

Homeless Chateau

If you’re broke and squatting in an abandoned warehouse, you might as well make the best of it. Such is the mindset behind James Westwater’s “sustainable organic greenery domicile” better known as the Homeless Chateau. It has a small cooking and toilet area (gross), storage and a place to sleep – the essentials of any home. The caveat is that ...

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The Sequence

The Sequence is an art installation from artist Arne Quinze. It’s been set up outside the Flemish Parliament in Brussels, Belgium for everyone to enjoy, proving that Brussels is more than just Jean-Claude Van Damme. Don’t have the time to get over to Belgium this year? No worries. The installation will remain in place for “at least five years” according ...

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Old PCs Used To Create Virtual Sunset

This setup, dubbed “Mauritian Sunset ” by UK-based artist Sandy Smith, is made up of a ton of old, obsolete computers and monitors. Together they create a wall-sized installation that produces beautiful colors that resemble a “sunset” of some kind. While I don’t see the whole sunset thing, I think it’d make as an awesome lighting setup for a party ...

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Opto-Isolator Isolates You With Stares

The Opto-Isolator asks the question: “What if art could view us?” This strange installation was on display at the Bitforms Gallery in NYC stirring all kinds of emotions as it mimicked the human eye. It’ll focus on any one person staring at it for too long. In addition, it’ll follow the person viewing it as well as blink along to ...

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It Wasn’t A Bad Dose, Dude! It Really Is The Aurora Borealis In Santa Monica

Santa Monica recently held its first GLOW festival on July 19th, an all-night event of media art, performances, music, and sculpture. The most memorable of all was perhaps Usman Haques art installation called Primal Source. It looks like a smaller-scale northern lights, being made up of a large water spray screen that projects light patterns aided by the perfect backdrop ...

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Beer Bottle Master Blaster

I think we can all agree that drinking cold beer is the best activity ever created. But after a long day at the beach, drinking cold brews under a hot sun, we’re left with tons of empty bottles. Now because we’re vacationing in a shitty state (we’re cheap), we can’t recycle these bottles for money. So what can we do ...

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Viva Las Vegas

Great project, strange name. Created by Danish artist Alexander Laner, Viva Las Vegas is a project that makes one gaze in wonder and amazement. Creating POV visuals from a spinning set of recycled hardware and neon lights, Viva looks to engage the user in an inebriated state and hold their attention continuously. So if you’re in Copenhagen, Denmark anytime soon, ...

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Optical Tone Room Is A Trip

Japanese artist Mutoh Tsutomu has created the raver’s wet dream room. The Optical Tone installation is a combination of art, technology and science. Clad with LED light spectrums in conjunction with sensors that interact with inhabitants of the room, Tsutomu uses a special algorithm to display RGB colors. This interactively examines the problems in human perception and the recognition of ...

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Waterboard: Play With Water While Keeping Dry

Getting wet sucks, especially if you’re that alien species from the movie Signs. Michael Burton has crafted an award-winning concept of a virtual water interactive installation. Unlike the Light Rain, you won’t find shoddy poetry and goofy dancers throughout this video. Rather, you’ll see people playing with life-like water displayed on a board. The water will react to anything pressed ...

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New York City With A Taste Of Niagara

How often do city dwellers get the chance to see a wonder of nature such as the waterfall? Not often enough. I live about 45 minutes from NYC, and I can tell you first hand that the city is magical. It has mostly everything someone could want, and then some. While Central Park provides tourists with a dose of greenery, ...

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