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Rafael Lozano-Hemmer

Rafael Lozano-Hemmer
"Pan-Anthem" is an interactive sound installation where the national anthem of every country in the World plays back on a movable speaker that is magnetically attached to a large wall. The speakers are precisely arranged to visualize national statistics: population, GDP, area, number of women in parliament, GINI, year of independence, HDI and so on. For example, when the work is configured to show military spending per capita, on the far left of the wall the public can hear the anthems of countries without military forces like Costa Rica, Iceland and Andorra while at the far right they can hear Saudi Arabia, Israel and the United States, which spend more than $2,000 per person per year. If no one is in the exhibition room all the speakers are silent, but as a visitor approaches a particular set of speakers these start playing automatically, creating a positional panoramic playback of anthems associated to similar statistics View Details. Related:  Arte/Artistas/Diseñadores

Nick & Chloé Un excellent travail, très professionnel, par le duo de photographes français Nick & Chloé (composé de Nick West et de Chloé Claveri). Des shootings et des collaborations avec des marques tels que Levi’s ou Kenzo. De nombreux exemples dans la suite de l’article. Graham Foundation > Grantees > Beto Shwafaty Beto Shwafaty, view of Foundations of the Design Substance: Cultural Metaphors to Design a New Future, 2010-2014, City Musuem of São Paulo / Oca Ibirapuera, 2014. Photo: Edouard Fraipont. Departing from Olivetti’s progressive activities after WWII—which were materialized through the design of products, architecture, urban planning and sociocultural services—this project investigates a modern and industrial endeavor through the production of a new installation work that is put at service of a reflection on the company's interdisciplinary philosophies. Informed by both Olivetti's exhibition displays and research on archival material, the installation work will present an investigation of a historical process of multilayered interactions between the fields of art, design, architecture, and technology, as related to corporative social developments. Beto Shwafaty is an artist and researcher based in Brazil.

BlackOut Design 90th ANNIVERSARY OF PREMIER TECH 2013 15th ANNIVERSARY OF QUEBEC CITY CONVENTION CENTRE 2011 Hiroshi Watanabe Photography-Home Aktuelles - Ingo Maurer GmbH Five Projects Awarded Prizes at the 2014 Media Architecture Biennale The 2014 Media Architecture Biennale has drawn to a close in Aarhus, Denmark, and with it five projects have been awarded for “outstanding accomplishments in the intersection between architecture and technology.” Representing five different categories (Animated Architecture, Spatial Media Art, Money Architecture, Participatory Architecture, and Trends & Prototypes), these five projects are the ones that most represent the Media Architecture Biennale’s goal to advance the understanding and capabilities of media architecture. The winners include a power plant with a shimmering chimney tower, an installation that creates “phantoms” with light, an interactive LED facade, a crowdsourced mapping system for transit in the developing world, and a kinetic “selfie facade.” See videos of all five winners after the break. Winner, Animated Architecture: Energy Tower Facade Lighting / Erick van Egeraat Winner, Spatial Media Art: Light Barrier / Kimchi and Chips

La caja de música que se acciona con 2.000 canicas Poleas, una manivela y 2.000 canicas. Ese es el corazón mecánico del estrambótico ingenio tecnológico salido de la cabeza de Martin Molin, líder de Wintergatan. Un máquina genial que bien podría pasar por la caja de música definitiva. None undefined “Las canicas se comportan como el agua. El intérprete reconoce que es un proyecto que le está costando mucho sacar adelante. “Cuando puedo ver la línea de meta, todo se ralentiza de forma automática, excepto la avalancha de nuevos problemas imprevistos. Puede que no sea el instrumento más práctico del mundo, pero Molin se ha revelado como un auténtico prodigio musical.

wave is my nature Kinetic installation by vtol... Louis Wain, el artista de los gatos Twitter 2596 2596 facebook 21.6K 21.6K pinterest 47 47 google plus 80 Share80 linked in 4 4 email 1 1 stumbleupon 1 Share1 meneame 16 Share16 tumblr 1 Share1 ¿El cerebro percibe que algo está mal mediante un conjunto de líneas y trazos a partir del mundo irreal y vibrante que presentan las ilustraciones? Cuando se dibuja, algo en el cerebro y las manos trabajan juntos. Por eso, dibujar es la honestidad disfrazada de piruetas, líneas, sombras y gestos expresivos que cuentan una historia permanente, porque no importa qué tan descabellada o sinsentido resulte la vida que cuentan, es en esas líneas donde los mundos de lo imposible se juntan. Hay personajes en la historia del arte cuya vida se caracteriza por la desventura y la tristeza. H.G. Como un intento de hacer que su esposa sonriera un poco, Wain la entretenía con bromas en las que hacía participar a Peter, el gato de la familia. A través de los trazos en sus ilustraciones, la enfermedad mental de Wain comenzó a gritar y tomar forma.

Vietnamese Food Pavilion by Mia Design Studio A space which is conceptualized by MIA Design Studio, bases on Vietnamese traditional folk house to replicate its proportions and dimensions, is transparent and interactive with its surrounding environment. “It is open but close, close but open” Vietnam is always proud of its cuisine diversity across 3 regions. The display counter is formed base on Vietnam geographical shape (S-shape) presenting traditional dishes from 3 regions with benches, standing tables representing Paracel Islands and Spratly Islands. This symbolizes Vietnam asserting its territorial sovereignty to the world.Source by MIA Design Studio Location: 298 Kim Ma, Ba Dinh District, Ha Noi, VietnamArchitects: MIA Design StudioPrincipal Architect: Nguyen Hoang Manh Project Team: Nguyen Hoang Manh, Nguyen Quoc Long, Luu Hoang Kiem, Tran Quang TuyenArea: 72 sqm (12m x 6m)Height: 4.8 mYear: 2015Photographs: Quang Dam, Courtesy of vietnvie

Humor de efecto retardado para romper los límites de tu mundo Hablar de humor ruso pude sonar tan exótico como una playa caribeña paradisíaca. Sin embargo, en las viñetas de Anton Gudim se le saca punta a las trivialidades más universales de la sociedad actual. Con una ironía y un toque absurdo que recuerda al historietista español Joan Cornellà, las viñetas de Gudim nos piden mirarlas dos veces antes de poder entenderlas. No te sientas tonto. Porque las viñetas de Gudim tienen una doble función.

What Would It Be Like to Walk Through the Mind? Why is it so hard to accept, intuitively, that life and mind can emerge from matter? A big part of the answer, I think, is that we have little or no immediate experience of how physical systems represent information. Computers, we know, store and manipulate information in enormous patterns of 0s and 1s. But those patterns are based on arrangements of electrons, microscopically small and deeply hidden from the user interface. Our brains store and manipulate information in patterns of electrical activation. One evening last month I had an extraordinary experience at the Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix, where I viewed an installation called “Fields of Light” by Bruce Munro. Metaphors connecting light to thought abound. That night, for me, all those analogies and metaphors came together. A great living physicist, Philip Anderson, famously asserted, “More is different.” Mr. “Fields of Light” was intended as a work of art, not a scientific model.