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NONOTAK Studio (Noemi Schipfer and Takami Nakamoto), Daydream V.2

DAYDREAM is an audiovisual installation that generates space distortions. Relationship between space and time, accelerations, contractions, shifts and metamorphosis have been the lexical field of the project. This installation aimed at establishing a physical connection between the virtual space and the real space, blurring the limits and submerging the audience into a short detachment from reality. Lights generate abstract spaces while sounds define the echoes of virtual spaces. Daydream is an invitation to contemplation. The frontality of the installation leads the visitors to a passive position. (via)

Nikolay Polissky, Beaubourg

“Beaubourg” is a complex metal carcass structure weaved in birch twigs. It consists of a 22 meters high tower surrounded by pipes that are twisted inside out. The artist took the traditional Russian technique of birch weaving, scaled it up and weaved the art object as if it were a giant basket. This piece of modern art was created using a nearly lost skill. The focus of the installation is the pipes designed so as to remind of the Pompidou Center tubing. The structure has a spiral staircase inside, which leads to an observation site offering an amazing view on the vast landscapes of Nikola-Lenivets and the neighboring villages. This view is the key exhibit of “Beaubourg”. The landscape object is an allusion on the French museum harmonically incorporated into the Russian landscape. (via)

Roger Hiorns, Seizure, 2008

Rather than present a sculpture inside an architectural space, he’s turned every surface of the architectural space into sculpture. Mixing installation art and chemistry, he’s taken an entire abandoned apartment near London’s Elephant & Castle and transformed it into a gemstone. Covering the inside with blue copper sulphate crystals, he’s created an other-worldly, mineralized, glinting mirror of an everyday apartment. Jewels literally glowing from the ceiling and lining the floors… (via)