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happy weekend.

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The Sun installation is a symbolic representation of the sun constantly changing from white to warm orange to burning red. The installation first travelled from Oslo to Tromsø in northern Norway, to light up the city in a period where it had no sunlight. It has now arrived in the UK to light up East London during London Design Festival (14-22 September) as part of the 100% Norway show at Tent London.

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The Sun by Christine Istad and Lisa Pacini via WAN.

And don’t forget the moon, here

happy weekend.

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James Turrell, Aten Reign, 2013
Daylight and LED light, dimensions variable © James Turrell
Photo: David Heald © Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York
Site specific, the installation consists of a series of rings suspended from the ceiling of the Guggenheim’s rotunda. Each ring is lit from below by a series of ever-changing LED lights, and from above by the sunlight filtering down from the rotunda’s oculus. The piece cycles between colors, and over the course of the day, varying amounts of sunlight mean that Aten Reign is composed of an almost infinite variety of colors and states. 

James Turrell, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, June 21–September 25, 2013

More happenings, here

happy weekend.

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Argentine artist Leandro Erlich has been commissioned by the Barbican to create a new installation in Dalston. Resembling a theatre set, the detailed facade of a Victorian terraced house lies horizontally on the ground with mirrors positioned overhead. The reflections of visitors give the impression they are standing on, suspended from, or scaling the building vertically like so many acrobats. Erlich’s installation will be accompanied by talks, workshops and live performances, exploring themes of architectural history, urbanism and perception. More, here.

Leandro Erlich’s previous, gorgeous Parisian installation, here

happy (easter) weekend.

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private moon in kaohsiung, taiwan – tianliao
photo © po-I chen

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‘under broken bridge’ in kaohsiung, taiwan
photo © po-I chen

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‘at the straw store’ in kaohsiung, taiwan
photo © po-I chen

Avant-garde artist Leonid Tishkov has been travelling around the world with his mobile art installation ‘private moon’. The project captures a series of photographs of himself with a large illuminated crescent moon, taken at various locations across China, New Zealand, Taiwan, the Arctic and France.

Via designboom; more, here

happy weekend.

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Ninety meters high, the inflatable, 5 ton form fills the interior of a former gas tank, amplifying the ethereal quality of the space with diffused light.

Big Air Package by Christo. Gasometer Oberhausen, Germany, now through 30 December 2013

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