Immersive art

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Immersive art is a genre of artistic expression that envelops viewers or participants in a multisensory experience, transcending traditional boundaries between art and audience. It often combines various media, such as visual, auditory, and tactile elements, to create a fully immersive environment. These installations or performances aim to provoke emotional or intellectual responses, transporting individuals into an alternate reality or narrative.

Immersive art can be interactive, encouraging active engagement, and frequently leverages technology to enhance the experience. It seeks to blur the line between observer and art, inviting individuals to become integral parts of the artistic creation, fostering a profound, participatory connection.

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This cloud playground is too much fun – Marmara Forum’s Oyun Alanı

The roof park of Marmara Forum is perhaps one of the most photographed in Istanbul, Turkey. It is situated in the Bakirköy district and a marvel of architecture located in a residential area in the city. Bakirköy is a crucial shopping and commercial center and is one of the most visited in the country. On

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Ernesto Neto’s Gaia Mother Tree crochet work & 420kg of spices

In 2018, the atrium of Zurich’s main station basked in the glory of a giant, colorful installation by the Brazilian contemporary artist Ernesto Neto. The huge Amazon tree-like sculpture stretched from the ceiling to the floor of the Swiss central station, helping set the mood and brighten the travelers’ spirit. It is the star artist’s

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Ellsworth Kelly’s Austin – NOT a chapel

For everyone with an interest in design, Ellsworth Kelly’s Austin is a great feast for the eyes and has a pretty interesting story behind it. Austin is a 2715 square feet (252 square meters) building on the grounds of the Blanton Museum of Art. The story behind the building goes that in 1986, Douglass Cramer

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Light artist Bruce Munro’s magical Cantus Arcticus

Bruce Munro is one of the most prominent light artists. Over the years, he has demonstrated an uncanny ability to produce intriguing work in traditional surroundings. More importantly, he has come up with several top-notch productions, including his latest creation – Cantus Arcticus. In this article, we examine the qualities that make Cantus Arcticus one

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DP Architects’ pavilion – A gigantic zero-waste playground

In a fast-moving and vibrant city, Singaporeans often miss the chance to stop and take in the sights, color, and sounds of the city. Residents in this densely populated city where space is premium do not get many opportunities to enjoy big artforms. With this in mind, the Singapore Institute of Architects unveiled the ‘exhale’

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Get lost in Antony Gormley’s Mist Room – Blind Light

The Mist Room, which premiered on October 26 and lasted all through to December 1, 2007, was a major exhibition by artist Antony Gormley. The Mist Room became a critically acclaimed piece of work, managing to pull over 200,000 visitors. The installation, which was first hosted by the Hayward Gallery, London, was so successful that

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SelgasCano’s Serpentine Pavilion – Dynamic & almost fragile

In architectural language, a pavilion refers to a subsidiary building that is either positioned separately or as an attachment to the main building. Often its function is creating pleasure and providing a place to rest. Pavilions also offer shade to shield us from too much exposure to the sun. All ages and abilities can enjoy

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Carsten Nicolai’s Unicolor throws you off-balance

Carsten Nicolai profiles as a prolific artist with works in electronic music, art institutions, and scientific phenomena. In his works, he attempts to challenge human beings’ sensory perceptions by designing installations comprehensible through the ears and eyes. Carsten perceives sound as a sculptural material and relies upon sound waves to develop spectacular and gallant installations.

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Diller Scofidio’s Blur Building – A massive fog machine

Vaporization and nothingness are likely to be the two words that emerge in your mind when you look at The Blur Building. The architects Elizabeth Diller and Ricardo Scofidio built it specifically for the 2002 Swiss Expo, which took place in Yverdon-Les-Bains, Switzerland. The temporary media pavilion became an artwork that attracted tons of visitors.

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Carlos Cruz-Diez’s Cistern work needs you to be complete

Carlos Cruz-Diez was a Venezuelan artist who lived and worked in Paris since 1960. The artist was a significant protagonist in the field of kinetic and optical art. He has pioneered a couple of impressive artworks. Some vividly remember his crosswalks installations, painted in numerous cities such as Mexico City, Houston, Texas, Marseille, Los Angeles

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Bill Viola’s The Crossing – Everything you need to know

Underlying Bill Viola’s work over the past few decades has been the use of advanced media technologies for purposes of explaining and highlighting spiritual phenomena. As a result of his immersive audio and video installments and environments, the artist manages to externalize the internal realm of the unconscious, supplying audiences with plenty of space for

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