Tag: installation

Feb 2, 2014

Picture of the Day: The Shadow Cube

Picture of the Day: The Shadow Cube

THE SHADOW CUBE Artwork by ANILA QUAYYUM AGHA Website | See.me | Indiana U. Profile | Facebook In this amazing light and shadow installation by Anila Quayyum Agha, we see a large-scale patterned wood cube with an interior light source that projects brilliant shadow patterns on the surrounding walls. Entitled Intersections (6.5′…

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Dec 19, 2013

Artist Prints 4.7 Million Leaked LinkedIn Passwords in Eight, 800-page Books

Artist Prints 4.7 Million Leaked LinkedIn Passwords in Eight, 800-page Books

In June 2012, a hacker uploaded 6,458,020 hashed passwords (just the passwords, not the associated usernames) to a Russian hacker forum. The source? LinkedIn. The massive list quickly spread online and became an embarrassment for LinkedIn and a joke for the Internet as some of the passwords were pretty ‘weak’ (see here and here…

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Dec 11, 2013

Picture of the Day: The Infinity Mirror Room

Picture of the Day: The Infinity Mirror Room

THE INFINITY MIRROR ROOM Photograph by Maris Hutchinson Courtesy of David Zwirner Gallery and Yayoi Kusama Studio Currently on display at the David Zwirner Gallery in New York City is Japanese artist, Yayoi Kusama’s, ‘infinity mirror room’. At 113 x 163 3/8 x 168 1/8 inches (287 x 415 x 427 cm),…

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Dec 2, 2013

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

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

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…

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Oct 11, 2013

Ai Weiwei’s ‘Forever Bicycles’ Installation in Toronto

Ai Weiwei’s ‘Forever Bicycles’ Installation in Toronto

Artwork by AI WEIWEI Photograph via Scotiabank Nuit Blanche on Facebook On display from October 6 – 27 at Nathan Phillips Square in Toronto, Canada, is renowned Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei’s Forever Bicycles installation. The 3,144 interconnected bicycles served as the centerpiece for last weekend’s Scotiabank Nuit Blanche art festival, a dusk…

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Sep 30, 2013

Volunteers Etch 9000 Figures onto Normandy Beach in D-Day Memorial

Volunteers Etch 9000 Figures onto Normandy Beach in D-Day Memorial

To mark Peace Day on September 21 2013, Jamie Wardley and Andy Moss, two artists from Bradford, England, set out with hundreds of volunteers to commemorate the 9000 civilians, Allies and German forces lost on D-Day, June 6 1944. The Fallen project took place at Arromanches, a French tourist town that lies along the…

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Sep 27, 2013

60 ft Rubber Duck Floats into Taiwan

60 ft Rubber Duck Floats into Taiwan

Florentijn Hofman’s world-famous, larger than life Rubber Duck floated into the harbour of Kaohsiung, Taiwan last week, attracting over 200,000 spectators in a single day and over half a million in 72 hours. The 18 meter (59 ft) tall inflatable rubber duck weighs over 1,000 kg (2,205 lbs). On display until October 20, 2013,…

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