Created by Paolo Salvagione, String Fountain is a kinetic sculpture that uses propulsion to elevate a continuous piece of string into the air.
Created by Felix Luque, DWI Modular is a system comprised of 10 rhombic dodecahedrons, geometrical objects part of the family of ‘Space- ￼filling polyhedra': shapes that can be assembled to generate a tessellation of an infinite space, acting as building blocks for a sculpture generator.
The Air Above is a new project by environmental designer Michael Pecirno that explores how public sculpture can find form and purpose entirely from its context.
Minibuilders is a research project comprised of a family of small-scale construction robots designed to perform diverse tasks, linked to the different phases of construction, finally working together as a family towards the implementation of a single structural outcome.
425 hanging pendants located in the new HQ of the Center for Strategic and International Studies visualise global data.
Captives is an ongoing series of digital and physical sculptures by Quayola and a contemporary homage to Michelangelo’s unfinished series “Prigioni” (1513-1534) and his technique of “non-finito”.
Derived from passion for baseball, Teehan+Lax Labs set out to create an iPad app to display Baseball stats but with a slight twist. The iPad cover that includes graphs cut in acrylic acts as data sculpture accompanying data displayed on the iPad.
Matthew Plummer-Fernandez’s ongoing exploration of digital fabrication and recent commission to produce a new work, titled Venus of Google, for Design Exquis. CAN was fortunate enough to engage him in a freewheeling conversation about the undertaking.
Created by David Bowen, Underwater is an installation created for INTERIEUR 2012. It uses a Microsoft Kinect to collected real-time surface data from moving wave patterns and translates them into this large scale installation comprised of hundreds of servo-motors.
Created by 32Bits Criações Digitais with Itaú Cultural and Associação Cultural o Mundo de Lygia Clark, this iPad app recreates Lygia Clark’s “Livro-Obra” (wiki), published in 1983 but through a new interface that reinterprets its manipulable structures, textures and finishings. Most of the elements in the book are interactive, inviting to learn more about Lygia’s intriguing process […]
Commissioned by the Greater London Authority as part of Wonder series that are celebrating Olympics and Paralympics, Bloom is designed and developed by Alisa Andrasek and Jose Sanchez from The Bartlett School of Architecture at UCL. Designed in neon pink (the official Olympics color), Bloom is conceptualized as an urban toy that seeks the engagement of […]
Visualizations are created to make data more legible. They are intended to give us a neutral portrait, so to speak, of how collections of data relate to each other. In so doing, they make information accessible to us that would otherwise be obscured by its scale in a manner that is easily comprehended. Data is […]