I spent this morning reading about a research project developed by terreform new york architecture organization called “Plastic Nation” trying to develop new design methods for synthetic materials.
The results are far from being something trully innovative, but through it i discovered the intense frenzy around using plastic bottles as design/construction materials – had no idea it’s extended soo much. The problem that i always had with this material is that the end result usually looks amatory and kitch.
Well…not anymore! A designer called Aurora Robson totally changed my view on plastic bottles.
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Brilliant german designer/artist. Her works are situated in between the boundaries of Art & Science and Critical Design. The objects she creates often pretend to be products.
One of the most poetic examples of kinetic sculptures
“Originally inspired by looking at ferns on a walk in the woods, “Spring” is a mechanical abstraction of the same unfurling action that occurs in fiddleheads.”
Just started working on a proposal based on the artistic legacy of Jean Tinguely’s Métamatics, a series of sculptural machines capable of producing works of art.
Speed of Light celebrates the tenth anniversary of broadband in the UK. Stripped back to its essentials, optical fibre is a thin strand of glass, with nothing more than a flickering beam of light traveling along it. United Visual Artists have used this beam as the starting point for the work.
Speed of Light consists of 6 site specific installations connected through light and sound. The story begins with an input from the audience, which is transferred into a pathway of light, leading through the atmospheric environment of the Bargehouse. The continuous line of light evolves through each installation in turn shifting in intensity and form. Speed of Light uses over 148 lasers across four floors and six rooms of the Bargehouse, a raw and industrial warehouse on the South Bank.
Speed of Light opened on the 9th of April and runs through to the 19th, so this weekend is your last chance to see it!
Presented by Virgin Media, for more information visit the Speed of Light Website