Pinar's Blog Posts Tagged 'light' (14)

Incredible Shadow Art by Fabrizio Corneli

The shadow art of Italian artist Fabrizio Corneli is the result of carefully calculated projections of light. Using mathematics to produce each visually compelling and mind-boggling piece of work, Corneli gives life to his seemingly simple, geometric wall extensions with light. He poignantly says, "Light is energy which creates forms.”

When the lights are turned off, the…

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Added by Pinar on January 11, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

Shimmering Sun Sculpture Gives Illusion of Warmth in Calgary



Solar Flare is the newest sculptural collaboration by Calgary-based artists Caitlind r.c. Brown and Wayne Garrett that features a dynamic spherical structure mimicking the sun. The shimmering orb has yellow acrylic rods spiking out in every direction like sun rays, simulating a spectacular explosion of light.

Brown tells us that the interactive piece is…

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Added by Pinar on January 5, 2014 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Long Exposure of a Man Shooting Light Out His Chest

Photographer Dennis Calvert strapped a flashlight to his chest and stood as still as he possibly could for a long exposure shot (above) that makes him look like an incredible superhero. The Cullman, Alabama-based artist, who is no stranger to playing with light, used his…

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Added by Pinar on October 30, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments

NASA Scientist Recreates Aurora Borealis in a Glass Dome

We may not be able to catch lightning in a bottle, but NASA Langley research scientist Guillame Gronoff is working on encapsulating the various light shows that go on in our atmosphere and other planets. Having built a large glass dome known as Planeterrella with his summer intern Sam Walker (from Letourneau University in Texas), the scientist recreates visual…

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Added by Pinar on August 29, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments

Spectacular Spectrum of Light in a Birmingham Underpass



Light Rails is a permanent LED light art installation in Birmingham, Alabama by artist Bill FitzGibbons, as funded by the Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham's Community Catalyst Fund donors in partnership with REV Birmingham. The spectacular spectrum…

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Added by Pinar on August 6, 2013 at 9:00am — 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

Recycled Bike Part Chandeliers Cast Spectacular Shadows



Ballroom Luminoso is a public art installation consisting of six sculptural chandeliers created by technologist Joe O'Connell and sculptor Blessing Hancock. Each luminous globe includes a custom designed LED light fixture encased in a spherical cage made of recycled bicycle parts that have been collected from bike co-ops from across the country. The…

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Added by Pinar on June 2, 2013 at 5:11am — No Comments

Awesome LED Bike Wheels Plays Animated GIFs

San Francisco-based design company MonkeyLectric has just launched a Kickstarter campaign for the Monkey Light Pro, a bicycle wheel display with the ability to feature motion graphics while you ride. The LED display is said to be compatible with…

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Added by Pinar on May 29, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments

Individually Painted Strands of Thread Form Solid Figures

Italian artist Alessandro Lupi creates figurative light installations using polyamide threads painted with fluorescent paint for his series titled Fluorescent Densities (or Densita fluorescenti in Italian). Illuminating his installations with a black light, the artist's three-dimensional human forms emerge through the individually painted strands in…

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Added by Pinar on May 1, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments

Cambodian Spirits Projected on Trees Awaken the Night



Cambodian Trees is a creative light projection project by French artist Clément Briend that overlays trees with sculptural images of spirits and deities that are highly regarded in Cambodian culture. It's a beautiful surprise when the projected spirits awaken and reveal themselves at night as though they are made of the towering trees themselves. The photographic light…

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Added by Pinar on November 15, 2012 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

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

Spectacular Fireflies on the Water Light Exhibit

Artist Yayoi Kusama is a master when it comes to bringing out a childlike wonderment in audiences, leaving them slack-jawed as they take in their enchanting surroundings. The Japanese visionary has a distinct style that doesn't go unnoticed, especially in recent years, with the employment of polka dots, mirrors, water, and an array of LED light fixtures. There's a surge of…

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Added by Pinar on June 14, 2012 at 1:30pm — 1 Comment

Bruce Munro's Spectacular Light Installation at Longwood Gardens



British artist Bruce Munro is back with another spectacular light installation, this time taking his lighting expertise to Longwood Gardens in Pennsylvania. The exhibition simply called Light features a number of…

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Added by Pinar on June 12, 2012 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Interactive Light and Sound Installation Plays Like a Guitar



Resonate, an interactive sound and light installation, entertained audiences in Frankfurt, Germany at the opening party for this year's biennial festival of lighting culture known as Luminale 2012. The responsive structure is the combined efforts of students studying master programs — "Interior Design - Spatial…

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Added by Pinar on May 23, 2012 at 12:30pm — No Comments

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