Holographic Light Beings Hover in Mid-Air

Over the past few years, Ibiza-Spain based artist Roseline de Thlin has been making a name for herself with her stunning holographic light sculptures. Using a wide range of materials including fiber optics, quartz crystals, mirrors, wires and chains, she creates ethereal human beings that look like they’re mysteriously hovering in mid-air.

For this year’s Kinetica Art Fair, London’s annual event that sits at the cross section between art and science, de Thlin exhibits Seated Child, a sculpture that’s meant to represent “God's waiting room in the spiritual dimension” or “waiting in limbo.” Like many of her holographic light sculpture, Seated Child plays with perception, making us believe that we’re looking at a three-dimensional figure. These luminous works ask us to reflect on life, illusion and the evolution of mankind. “Ethereal, transparent and illuminating, she glows, as a metaphor of the veil that divides life and the spirit realm,” it states on Kinetica’s website. “Her ghostly, veiled silhouette appears shining and haunting in the dark, escaping into oblivion.”

Above photo credit: Katie Smith

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Photo via: Frequency

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Photo via: B12 Gallery

Artist Roseline De Thlin standing in front of Light Beings
Photo via: Frequency

Roseline de Thlin’s website

November 29, 2016

Klimt-Inspired Golden Map of Manhattan Celebrates the Bright Lights of New York at Night

Though designer Rafael Esquer has lived in New York City for 20 years, he’s still in awe of its bright lights and buzzing nightlife. As the founder of Alfalfa Studio, a branding and graphic design house based in Lower Manhattan, he creates pieces inspired by his enlightening experiences in the Big Apple. His latest project, a shimmering map entitled Iconic New York Illuminated, captures the magic of Manhattan after dark.

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