Tag: conceptual

Mar 24, 2015

Artists Hack an Xbox Kinect and Create an Experimental Film on Movement

Artists Hack an Xbox Kinect and Create an Experimental Film on Movement

as·phyx·i·a is a collaborative effort and experimental film created by Maria Takeuchi with Frederico Phillips and performed by Shiho Tanaka. The artists hacked an Xbox One Kinect for the motion data capture with music by Maria, visuals by Frederico and performance by Shiho. The project is an effort to explore new ways…

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Mar 23, 2015

Student Designs Faucet that Saves and Swirls Water Into Amazing Patterns

Student Designs Faucet that Saves and Swirls Water Into Amazing Patterns

Simon Qiu, a design student at the Royal College of Art in London, was recently awarded an iF Student Design Award for his water-saving faucet design that also produces an elegant and beautiful swirling pattern. The swirling pattern is produced with the use of two small turbines rotating in opposite directions and Qiu states…

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Feb 18, 2015

Super Slow Motion Music Video Filmed in a Single 5-Second Take

Super Slow Motion Music Video Filmed in a Single 5-Second Take

To create the music video for Siska’s latest single, ‘Unconditional Rebel‘, production company La Planete Rouge travelled in a speeding car at 50 km/h as they passed by 80 actors strategically situated across 80 meters of road. The video was filmed at 1000 fps with a Phantom Flex 4K camera with some extra digital…

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Jan 12, 2015

High-Speed Photos of Ink and Metal Dropped Into Water

High-Speed Photos of Ink and Metal Dropped Into Water

Alberto Seveso (featured previously) is an Italian artist currently based in Bristol, UK, specializing in illustration, graphic design and photography. In a series entitled Heavy Metals, Seveso continues to explore new fluids and forms combined with high-speed photography. In this series, Seveso combines various inks and metallic powders, dropping them into water and capturing…

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Jan 7, 2015

Artists Create a Bioluminescent Forest Using Projectors

Artists Create a Bioluminescent Forest Using Projectors

The projection mapping “bioluminescent forest” is made by artists Friedrich van Schoor and Tarek Mawad. The artists spent six weeks in the forest fascinated by the silence and natural occurrences in nature, especially the phenomenon “bioluminescence”. They personified the forest to accentuate the natural beauty by creating luring luminescent plants and glowing magical mushrooms…

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Jan 5, 2015

These Artworks Come to Life When You Place a Mirror On It

These Artworks Come to Life When You Place a Mirror On It

István Orosz is a Hungarian artist best known for his fantastic anamorphic art. The distorted pieces come to life when a cylindrical mirror is placed atop the artwork; seemingly abstract imagery transforms into detailed and realistic figures and faces. Orosz graduated from the University of Arts and Design in Budapest in 1975. After graduation…

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Nov 5, 2014

Photos of Museum Paintings Taking Selfies

Photos of Museum Paintings Taking Selfies

Museum of Selfies is a fun art project started by Olivia Muus that shows people in portrait paintings about to take a selfie. Muus explains: “This is a project that started when my friend aka. right hand and I went to the National Gallery of Denmark in Copenhagen. I took a picture for fun…

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