Tim Hawkinson - Mobius Ship (2011)
American artist soo sunny park ’unwoven light’ installation animates the rice gallery’s expansive space, transforming it into a shimmering world of light, shadow, and brilliant color. suspended from the walls and ceiling, thirty-seven individually sculpted units are arranged as a graceful, twisting flow of abstract form. users are invited to meander slowly as one might stroll along a rivers edge, stopping to admire the glints of light that dance on the waters surface. the installation continues the artist’s ongoing experimentation with the ephemeral qualities of light and how light affects our perceptions of architectural space. [via]
Fragile Future is a series of specially commissioned chandeliers that are made up of bronze, LED lights and actual dandelions.
A Monumental Installation Constructed from Rice Paper
Milky Ways by Mihoko Ogaki explores ideas of life, death, and rebirth.
Scuba diving artists Mathieu Goussin and Hortense Le Calvez have been creating dynamic underwater sculptures out of plastic streamers, garden furniture, old clothing, and bottles – many times pumping air through to create bubble driven motions. Submerged, the objects lose their lifeless plastic appearance and make a metamorphosis into what look like living organic creatures. As they put it, “this weightless and slow aesthetic contradicts the usual way objects are consumed and disposed of in an inconsiderate speed.