Shi Jindian website
Shi Jindian website
An advertisment campaighn by a French design company that produces kids eyewear.
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The interactive structure responds to movement in both a visual and an audible manner.
The number of people that are present within the same room and their level of activity and motion directly affects the vigor with which the motors spin. An increase in population and motion results in increasing speeds of the turbines which causes the rope to form different visible shapes. The escalating speed of the twirling rope also prompts a thunderous whirring noise that is hard to miss. Check out the video, below, to get an idea of the different shapes formed and sounds emitted by the structure.
This project, called Waves, is part of an international group exhibition called Visualizing Sound currently showing at LABoral Art and Industrial Creation Centre through June 25, 2012.
More about the artist
Daniel Palacios creates machines that can scan and visualise the flow of visitors (Waves, 2006-07), or objects that communicate with their viewers by means of artificial intelligence (Kill the process, 2010). These are works that create snapshots of reality and pose questions about perception, memory, time and space.
Viewed in terms of form alone, they are interactive artworks consisting of complexly functioning machinery with scarcely comprehensible software components. Beyond such technical aspects, however, the artist’s works are stirring inasmuch as they are concerned with extremely human, philosophical questions.
Palacios searches for forms with which to represent reality, i.e. he traces movements made, time that has passed or the process of human memory. In Whatever happened Happened(2010), for example, he designs an apparatus to represent the visitors’ movements within the exhibition space in the form of tree rings. A new ring is added every day of the exhibition, and like a tree that bends towards the sun, the rings recorded move in the direction of the flow of visitors. The fascination of Palacios’s works derives from such intuitively comprehensible spatial images and experiences, as well as the discrepancy between technical precision and a subjective reproduction and perception of reality.
— From the text ‘How real is reality?’ by Nora Mayr. Translated from German by Lucinda Rennison.
Martin Turner is a 36 year-old living in Bristol, UK. Photography is his hobby and passion, and he has been shooting for over six years. He mainly shoots architecture and landscapes, although has an interest in all forms of photography. His work has featured in numerous publications and recently featured in the Landscape Photographer of the Year book, his shot ’7 More London’ was projected onto the exterior of the National Theatre in London. via thedphoto.com
We aren’t sure what exactly is the story behind this compination of a girl and a little elephant, but damn right we love that little cute elephant. A cute collection of work, in a cinitamatic manner by the great Dara Scully.
A wonderful collection of bookends made by Knob Creek Metal Arts. You actually can by these things. Creative and humorous.
I can’t put my finger on what I liked in this photograph by Thomas Chéné, it might be the old sense of it and the added foolishness. Though about sharing it with you guys.