Denim Szram created Gedankenpendel, a speaker-ball that plays a continuous spoken thought, but when it's touched or moved, other thoughts begin to play simultaneously. The effect is quite disconcerting. Read the rest
William Forsythe created this choreographed installation titled Nowhere and Everywhere at the Same Time, No. 2. Read the rest
true/false is an array of fluorescent tubes covered with movable metal cylinders. The segments are programmed to move in algorithmic patterns, creating a hypnotic effect. Read the rest
British artist Lucy Sparrow spent nine months creating 8 ‘Till Late, a pop-up art installation that looks like a fully stocked convenience store but is actually made entirely of felt. This Tech Insider video has all the details on the 1,200 square foot installation, which is made up of over 9,000 hand-sewn felt items, including a felt bodega cat! Read the rest
Artist Carson Davis Brown creates rogue art installations, and his latest work in progress does not disappoint: unsanctioned bananas the building lobbies. Read the rest
Float4 shot this cool footage of their light installation at Meraas City Walk in Dubai, which "merges LED, video mapping, water-screen projection, digital canopy and sound experience." Read the rest
TEAMLAB created this beautiful installation reminiscent of Chinese sky lanterns, except the color of each can be controlled. The result is simply gorgeous. Read the rest
Art collective The Principals put together Sound Journeys, an immersive multimedia project focusing on how sounds shape human response to environment. Read the rest
German artists Tarek Mawad and Friedrich van Schoor, aka 3hund, create beautiful works that juxtapose light forms with nature. Their latest, Lucid, is a hypnotic journey to remote places. All effects were done in-camera and not added in post: Read the rest
Percy Street is one of those irregular side streets found in older American neighborhoods like South Philadelphia. Cramped and dark, it became a favorite haunt of ne'er-do-wells until the installation of the neon-infused "Electric Street" mural. Now it's a destination of locals and tourists, and the increased traffic has tamped down the bad behavior. Read the rest
TeamLab creates gorgeous interactive art installations, like this beautiful piece poetically titled Drawing on the Water Surface Created by the Dance of Koi and People. It's not a video loop, but a program where the swimming koi interact with each other as well as the people wading among them. Read the rest
Knomad Colab is a husband/wife team of light artists who travel the US creating public outdoor art installations, often accompanied by music. Here's a video where they discuss their work: Read the rest
Danish artist Olafur Eliasson has juxtaposed a series of modern outdoor and indoor sculptures at the Palace of Versailles through October 30.
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The UK's National Media Museum currently hosts a Festival of Light installation by Liz West. An Additive Mix fills the room with white light, teaching visitors about the concept of additive color.
Liz will be at the museum in person for free family talks on July 23.
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Tatiana Plakhova created gorgeous pulsing geometric patterns, then projected them onto a membrane that allows visitor interaction. Read the rest
Atelier YokYok installed this beautiful geometric string sculpture in the cloister of St. Stephen’s Cathedral in Cahors, France. The vaulted shapes echo the surrounding 11th-century architecture. Read the rest