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STRANDBEEST | KINETIC ANIMAL SCULPTURES BY THEO JANSEN

By definition, kinetic art is art from any medium that contains movement perceivable by the viewer or depends on motion for its effect. Today, this term is used to describe three-dimensional sculptures that usually move unassisted or are powered by a motor. Dutch artist Theo Jansen’s awe-inspiring work comes under the first category. He describes …

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BEFORE I DIE | BY CANDY CHANG (VIDEO)

New Orleans based artist Candy Chang has created one of the most involving community projects ever. Her project is called ‘Before I Die‘ and it gained popularity rather quickly. The basic idea is simple. It all started from painting an abandoned house in New Orleans with repeated unfinished sentence ‘Before I die I want to …

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Floating Umbrella Installation in the Streets of Agueda, Portugal

Agueda in Portugal is the setting for this wonderful installation by Sextafeira called Floating Umbrellas. This colorful creation is a part of the Agitagueda art festival. Due to the fact that the same idea was used last year this is the second time the streets of this town have been covered with loads of vivid …

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1,000 Doors Building in Seoul by Choi Jeong-Hwa

1,000 Doors is a huge public installation that was created in 2009 in Seoul, South Korea and it is simply a ten-storey high building made exclusively of reused doors, and a thousand of them. It was the result of an idea by South Korean designer and artist Choi Jeong-Hwa. [via]

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Floating Dome Made Of NYC’s Broken Umbrellas and Plastic Bottles

The Bronx River in New York is the place where you can see this amazing floating dome created by SLO Architecture Studio run by spouses Amanda Schachter and Aexander Levi. It is made of recycled umbrellas and plastic bottles. However, this is not a new idea. The same couple had already created a similar dome …

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Glass House Solarium Made from Caramelized Sugar Panels

You never would have thought that a sweet and literally edible house could exist, unless you were Jacob or Wilhelm Grimm. Well, William Lamson not only would have, but he also designed and produced a Solarium made from caramelized sugar and glass for the Storm King Art Center’s 2012 Light and Landscape exhibit. He made 162 windows …

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VIVID FESTIVAL IN SYDNEY

Vivid Sydney is a festival that transforms the entire city. Now, this can be said for most big festivals, with thousands of visitors and different programs offered that are bound to change the face of any city, but Vivid Sydney literally turns this Australian city into a canvas for creative individuals. After dark, the festival …

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