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Theory of Time

Theory of Time

Street artist DAKU’s overhead installation in Goa, India casts shadows of words onto the ground as the sun shines through its semi-transparent panels. When viewed in time-lapse, the design is particularly effective. (Thanks Richard!)

Recycled Bike Part Chandeliers

Recycled Bike Part Chandeliers

If you’re near San Antonio, check out Joe O’Connell and Blessing Hancock’s Ballroom Luminoso, a series of six chandeliers made from custom structural steel, LEDs and recycled bicycle parts, installed in a cement underpass.

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Henrique Oliveira Art

Henrique Oliveira Art

Using found materials from the streets of Sao Paulo, Brazil, artist Henrique Oliveira creates amazing installation pieces. Some are like caves of wonder we would love to explore. (Thanks Trina!)

Sock Portrait

Sock Portrait

We’re enjoying the parade of everyday items Malaysian artist Hong Yi uses to create her work; here, she carefully pins 750 pairs of socks together for Zhang Yimou’s portrait. (Thanks Jasmin!)

Snow Drawings

Snow Drawings

We are loving these big twirly drawings that were made with footprints in new snow by artist Sonja Hinrichsen and 5 volunteers at Rabbit Ears Pass in Colorado. Watch a gorgeous vid of it here.

Vanishing Cultures Project

Vanishing Cultures Project

Photo enthusiasts will be intrigued by the Vanishing Cultures project: to build a 35′ traditional film camera that creates 4.5′ x 6′ negatives and then document subjects on the road. (Thanks Sancho!)

Zero Gravity Living Structure

Zero Gravity Living Structure

Bureau Spectacular’s Phalanstery Module is a zero gravity living pod; every 15 minutes, one of the multi-planed surfaces becomes usable (and every 7.5 minutes people inside fall into each other).

Artificial Moon

Artificial Moon

Wang Yuyang’s Artificial Moon was constructed from hundreds of compact fluorescent lightbulbs; it was originally exhibited in Shanghai, where the moon is frequently obscured due to light pollution.

Salt Labyrinths

Salt Labyrinths

Artist Motoi Yamamoto uses salt to design intricate and deeply personal floor sculptures, which he calls his Labyrinths, to honor his sister’s memory; salt symbolizes purification and mourning in Japan.

Robot Taekwon V 3D Mapping

Robot Taekwon V 3D Mapping

This cool projection mapping artwork from Lumpens of Robot Taekwon V emerging from the Dome of Legend, aka Seoul’s National Assembly Building, jams to a entertaining soundtrack too.

Fire with Fire

Fire with Fire

Isabelle Hayeur’s Fire with Fire is a site-specific video project in Vancouver; the video loop piece simulates a fire in a building in Downtown Eastside, the city’s oldest and most run-down neighborhood.

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