All Blog Posts Tagged 'interactive' (27)

Monumental Interactive Net Sculpture Floats in the Sky



From March 15 to March 22, a spectacular sight greeted residents of downtown Vancouver: a monumental net sculpture floating in the sky, spanning 745 feet between buildings. Created for the TED Conference's 30th anniversary, the installation called Unnumbered Sparks is the result of a collaboration between artists…

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Added by Jenny Zhang on March 24, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments

Sculpture in Motion Made of 12,000 Translucent Orbs



FLUIDIC is an interactive light art installation for Hyundai’s Advanced Design Center by Berlin-based design studio WHITEvoid. Known as a "sculpture in motion," the piece invites visitors to test its responsive technology which simulates motion through 3D light projection. Made up of 12,000 translucent orbs suspended by nearly invisible strings, the installation has an out-of-this-world,…

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Added by Pinar on July 1, 2013 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

Mesmerizing Mechanized Sculptures Reflect Silhouettes



New York-based artist Daniel Rozin has created a series of kinetic sculptures that move according to an algorithm; however, the motorized structures also respond to outside interaction. His interactive installations, titled Angles Mirror and Fan Mirror, each serve as…

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Added by Pinar on April 3, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments

Interactive Street Art Asks People to Kickflip



Even if you're not a skateboarder you've probably heard of the term kickflip, one of the hardest but most basic skateboarding tricks where the rider flicks the board with a foot to make it spin 360 degrees underneath him or her before catching it in the air and landing on it. Invented in the early 1980s by professional skateboarder Rodney Mullen, the trick is one of the most impressive and…

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Added by alice on November 30, 2012 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

Piano Stairs Play Melodic Notes When Stepped On

Given the choice of taking the escalators or the stairs, here's some advice, take the stairs, particularly if you find yourself at Wulin Plaza in Hangzhou, China. Just last week they installed stairs that resemble black and white piano keys. When walked upon, the steps produce relevant musical note sounds, resulting in a truly melodic experience. In total there are 54 steps. You…

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Added by alice on October 15, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments

Awesome 3D Street Painting: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Joe & Max is the creative company behind some cool 3D street art paintings you've seen right here on My Modern met, like the one they created in Madrid to promote the release of The Dark Knight Rises and the Guinness World Record breaking anamorphic…

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Added by alice on October 14, 2012 at 9:30am — No Comments

Mesmerizing Interactive Wall of Water



Copenhagen, Denmark-born artist Jeppe Hein is one of those artists that doesn't just want you to look at his artwork, he wants you to interact with them. Known for his sculptures and installations where art, architecture, and technical inventions intersect, he's the one behind some of the most interesting benches, mirrors and fountains you'll ever come across.

In Triangular…

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Added by alice on August 29, 2012 at 7:30am — No Comments

Rotatable Classic Sculpture Questions Faith

Brooklyn-based sculptor Nick van Woert recently took part in a group exhibition called Science on the back end. One of his sculptural pieces from this show titled Dissect depicts a human figure echoing the appearance of typically classical sculptures that pay homage to religious entities. Like the Roman figures we most associate with the Renaissance, Dissect…

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Added by Pinar on August 21, 2012 at 10:00am — No Comments

Spectacular Water-Activated Light Graffiti



Normally, when we think of electronics and water, we think disaster. They don't generally work well together, but French digital artist Antonin Fourneau has found a way for the two to brilliantly cooperate. The artist's interactive project titled Water Light Graffiti features a giant board embedded with thousands of LED lights that illuminate in response to contact with…

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Added by Pinar on August 15, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Submerged in the Depths of Three-Dimensional Lights



Multifaceted artist Muti Randolph redefines the space his installations inhabit, blurring the lines between art and architecture. He designs interactive works that allow spectators to enter and experience the visually stimulating installations firsthand. His piece titled Deep Screen invites gallery visitors to step into the display and take in the three-dimensional…

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Added by Pinar on August 6, 2012 at 2:00pm — 1 Comment

China's Outrageous Optical Illusions Interactive Exhibit



Why simply look at art when you can be part of it? Last month, travelers Michael Powell and Jürgen Horn shared their fun photographic adventures at The Trick Eye Museum in Busan, South Korea where they basically had a good time taking entertaining pictures…

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Added by Pinar on August 1, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments

10 Interactive Street Art Works That Rocked

Interactive art has been all the rage. In fact, there's even an exhibition called the 2012 Magic Art Special Exhibition Of China going on right now in the city of Hangzhou. Visitors are encouraged to interact with these 3D paintings, and it seems the goofier you are the better. (Watch the BBC report…

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Added by alice on July 19, 2012 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

Kinetic String Sculpture Visualizes Sound



We can hear sound but how does one visually represent it? Artist Daniel Palacios takes a go at visualizing noise with his kinetic sculpture called Waves that consists of a long, sturdy string of rope attached to a turbine on each end. 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…

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Added by Pinar on April 18, 2012 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Playing on a Monumental Swing



Historical monuments adorn many public city streets across the world, but how often do we come across an interactive swing affixed to said monuments? Polish artist Kamila Szejnoch's public installation titled Swing, which is from her 2008 project series called Carousel Slide Swing, adds a playful element to the bronze Berling Army Soldier Monument in Warsaw, Poland.…

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Added by Pinar on April 16, 2012 at 2:00pm — 2 Comments

Fun Eyeball Installation Tracks Your Every Move



Don't we all love a simple concept that's well-executed? It makes perfect sense that design company Britzpetermann's tagline is "childlike curiosity meets sophisticated multimedia," especially after seeing this. It's a fun window installation called All Eyes on You. Using a high quality projector, semi-matt foil from a hardware store to project the eyes and Kinect, they made a…

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Added by alice on April 10, 2012 at 7:30am — No Comments

Interactive Acoustic Wind Pavilion



In Greek mythology, Aeolus is a god who is recognized as the "Keeper of the Winds." While this sculptural work, also called Aeolus, isn't a ruler of air currents, it certainly functions in cooperation with it, producing beautiful windswept harmonies. UK-based artist Luke Jerram…

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Added by Pinar on April 5, 2012 at 2:30pm — No Comments

The Wilderness Downtown: A Chrome Experiment

The Wilderness Downtown is an amazing "Chrome experiment" that uses some of the new capabilities in HTML5 to present you with an interactive piece that may leave you pensively reminiscing about youthful sprints through your old neighborhood.

It also presents us with a very fascinating look at what can be done…

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Added by David on March 31, 2012 at 11:00am — No Comments

Children Envelop Room with Colorful Stickers



It looks like a rainbow exploded, but this multihued room is the result of an interactive children's installation in Australia. Artist Yayoi Kusama replicated a household environment in which everything is painted white, to mimic a blank canvas. This pristine installation, in the Gallery of Modern Art in Brisbane, invited…

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Added by Pinar on January 4, 2012 at 1:57pm — 1 Comment

Interactive Giant Red Ball

Rosa Parks Circle in Michigan

Artist Kurt Perschke has embarked on an international journey that brings a childlike joy to all who encounter his work. The Chicago-born artist's RedBall Project is simple in theory - place a giant, inflatable red sphere in public spaces. The ball stands out…

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Added by Pinar on December 29, 2011 at 3:26pm — No Comments

Swoon Builds Musical House for New Orleans



Brooklyn-based artist Swoon has focused her talented artistic and creative skills on a permanent interactive art installation in New Orleans. The installation will be a musical house that can be "played" by visitors. Within the walls and floorboards of the house will be instruments. The building, which will be built from salvaged materials, will be used by artists and locals for performances, block… Continue

Added by Strider on July 31, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments

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