Installation

March 16, 2019

Monochrome Sculpture Captures the Imaginative Dreams of a Sleeping Child

Belgian artist Hans Op de Beeck creates contemplative installations that blur the line between reality and make-believe. With children as his muse, Op de Beeck explores the imagination and innocence of his subjects. This thought-provoking theme is particularly perceptible in My bed a raft, the room the sea and then I laughed some gloom in me. This life-sized, monochrome sculpture depicts a young girl deep in slumber.

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March 13, 2019

Crystal Cave Made of 18,000 Plastic Cups Makes Us Reconsider To-Go Cups

Nearly three years ago, Benjamin Von Wong made the shift from the title of photographer to social impact artist that only engaged in projects that have an “impact component” to them. Since that time, he’s paired a mission-driven career with his creative abilities and produced projects that are both visually striking and encourage societal change.

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February 23, 2019

Artists Fill Former Italian Church with Floating Gradients of Colorful Fabric

To artistic duo Thomas Granseuer and Tomislav Topic, better known as Quintessenz, “color is content.” This polychromatic approach to form is emphasized in Carme Genesis, a recent installation that fills the empty space in an old church with a suspended spectrum of hues. Quintessenz created Carme Genesis for C.A.R.M.E, an arts center and exhibition space based in a former church.

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January 21, 2019

Ethereal Installation Reimagines the Garden of Eden as a Crystalline Wonderland

In his piece, Man and the Mind, poet Shofi Ahmend calls the Garden of Eden “the heavens’ wonder.” This lyrical description of the mythical site struck a chord with Pamela Tan, whose immersive installation, Eden, embodies these ethereal words. In her practice, Tan toes the line between several creative practices, including art, architecture, and design.

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