Dec 2, 2013

This Light-Bending Cube of One-Way Mirrors Will Really Trip You Out

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Built and designed by Numen/For Use, N-Light Membrane is a giant cube with three out of the six surfaces made of flexible membrane (foil mirror) with an air tank and a compressor connected to it. The other three mirrors are semi transparent spy-glass. By inflating or deflating the air tank, the membrane turns convex or concave, deforming the reflections within.

To get a true sense of the installation, be sure to check out the videos and animated gifs below.

Numen/For Use is a Croatian-Austrian design collective working in the fields of scenography, industrial and spatial design and conceptual art. The group first formed in 1998 as a collaborative effort of industrial designers Sven Jonke, Christoph Katzler and Nikola Radeljković under the banner For Use. In 1999 they established Numen as a collective identity covering all projects actualised outside the sphere of industrial design.

Since 2008, the collective has turned its focus towards configuring objects and concepts without a predefined function, an activity resulting in the more hybrid and experimental works such as the Numen-Light series and Tape Installation.

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Artwork by NUMEN/FOR USE
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Artwork by NUMEN/FOR USE
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Artwork by NUMEN/FOR USE
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Artwork by NUMEN/FOR USE
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Artwork by NUMEN/FOR USE
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Artwork by NUMEN/FOR USE
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Artwork by NUMEN/FOR USE
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