Interactive art

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Carve - Marmara Forum Cloud Playground, 2020 feat

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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A floating pavilion in Taipei – By Shen Ting Tseng Architects

The Floating Pavilion was a temporary structure exhibited at the Taipei Fine Arts Museum Plaza, Taiwan, in 2016, as the winning design in the annual competition to build pavilions at different spaces in the TFAM complex. The pavilion was designed by Shen Ting Tseng Architects to add vitality to the plaza, which is usually wind-beaten

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Tiger & Turtle – A roller coaster for pedestrians

The locals call this sculpture the world’s slowest roller coaster, but the most fitting name will be stroller coaster. It gives visitors the pleasure of a fairground ride without the speed usually characterized by roller coaster rides. However, the official name is the Tiger and Turtle – Magic Mountain. This interactive installation-turned-landmark by Ulrich Genth

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Snarkitecture’s remarkable & interactive NYC installation Sway

Snarkitecture’s new creation – Sway – is a massive piece of art that only needs a touch to light up into blue. Sway is a collection of 168 white round orbs. The immersive installation is for a gallery located at Intersect. At first, you may not feel like touching the art. However, the reaction you

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Allora and Calzadilla - Chalk

Allora & Calzadilla’s Chalk – What would you do with it?

The two Puerto Rico-based artists Jennifer Allora and Guillermo Calzadilla have worked together to make captivating artworks. Allora and Calzadilla are known for their interactive art pieces in public, often addressing social and political issues and engaging questions of history, geopolitics, and culture. Collaborating since 1995, most of their artworks combine video, performances, sound art and

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Olafur Eliasson’s fascinating colorful haze installation in Beijing

Feelings Are Facts was created as a result of a collaboration between Danish artist Olafur Eliasson and Beijing-based architect Ma Yansong of MAD studio. Feelings Are Facts was constructed within one of the rooms at the UCCA galleries. It measured approximately 60m by 20m and featured a moderately slanted floor that progressively became steeper at

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Doug Aitken encouraged visitors to smash parts of his garden

Over the past twenty years, or so, mixed media artist Doug Aitken has done everything that he can to stand out with his performances and art installations- of which he has done successfully. Throughout his career, this Los Angeles based artist has earned respect and global acclaim owing to his complex and engaging installations that

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What are Fujiko Nakaya’s fog sculptures all about?

Fujiko Nakaya’s work is simply transcendent. Primarily featuring fog, her ephemeral creations are always climate-responsive and influenced mainly by nature. Her works are moving and changing and designed to allow visitors to enter and interact with them. Because the fog installations are always centered on nature, the audience experiences are always varied due to the

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LikeArchitects: Please step on this artwork

LIKEarchitects, a Porto-based architecture studio constructed the temporary exhibition at Colombo Shopping Mall in Lisbon, Portugal that would hold Jen Lewin’s highly interactive luminous installation titled ‘The Pool’. About LIKEarchitects As it turns out, this was not LIKEarchitects first innovative project. Over the years, the Porto-based studio has consolidated a reputation for producing experimental, innovative

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Andreas Angelidakis - Polemos, 2017, 136 foam and vinyl seating modules, camouflage fabrics, installation view, documenta 14, Fridericianum museum, Kassel, Germany, 2017 feat

Andreas Angelidakis’ Polemos – This tank is not a real tank

Andreas Angelidakis is an architect known for creating giant foam sculptures, digital realms, and intriguing objects that touch on memory, society, consumerism, and other massive topics. His works give the audience something to think about and play with, all at once. It conjures the audience to ask the question, “Where are we and how did

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