Rafael Lozano-Hemmer turns Park Avenue Tunnel into installation

Rafael Lozano-Hemmer turns Park Avenue Tunnel into installation

August 5th, 2013 | Contemporary Art, Installations, Shows

Voice Tunnel is an interactive light and sound installation by Mexican-Canadian artist Rafael Lozano-Hemmer, transforms the 1,400 foot long Park Avenue Tunnel with 300 theatrical spotlights that produce glimmering arches of light along the tunnel’s walls and ceiling. Participants are able to influence the intensity… Read More

“in orbit” – Tomás Saraceno takes visitors to new heights

“in orbit” – Tomás Saraceno takes visitors to new heights

July 23rd, 2013 | Contemporary Art, Installations, Shows

A gigantic installation work by Tomás Saraceno, entitled “in orbit,” has been assembled in the Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen. At a height of more than 20 meters above the piazza of the K21 Ständehaus, Saraceno has suspended a net construction within which visitors can move, apparently weightlessly…. Read More

Werner Herzog’s installation Hearsay of the Soul at Getty Center

Werner Herzog’s installation Hearsay of the Soul at Getty Center

Filmmaker Werner Herzog’s five-channel video installation Hearsay of the Soul will be on view at the J. Paul Getty Museum, Getty Center until January 19, 2014. Created for the 2012 Whitney Biennial, the work was recently acquired by the Getty Museum, and represents a growing… Read More

Monika Grzymala fills Museum with floating paper cloud

Monika Grzymala fills Museum with floating paper cloud

Monika Grzymala, the Berlin-based artist celebrated for her site-specific works that are grounded in drawing but expand into three dimensions, created a large-scale installation at the Morgan Library & Museum this summer. Titled Volumen, the work is composed of thousands of sheets of handmade paper,… Read More

Quiet Motion Installation by “The Bouroullecs”

Quiet Motion Installation by “The Bouroullecs”

Quiet Motion by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec is an installation made of four round platforms that rotate slowly and silently, reminiscent of a carousel. It has been designed as an allegorical interpretation of movement and contemplation. The installation was first presented during the furniture fair… Read More

Remote Install – Installation of Software Art as Software Art Installation

Remote Install – Installation of Software Art as Software Art Installation

Julian Oliver from New Zealand is known for his whistleblowing Transparency Grenade and other projects that made him one of the hottest artists running around in Berlin right now. He already won a Golden Nica at Prix Ars Electronica 2011 for the media manipulation project… Read More

Instant Art Career

Instant Art Career

An interactive installation with a sophisticated painting machine which turns anyone into a successful artist. Terrific stuff. “There are many artists in this world, but also many people who could be artists, although they are not,” says creator Niklas Roy. “These people might just be… Read More

Popism – Dave Allen, Candice Breitz & Douglas Gordon in Berlin

Popism – Dave Allen, Candice Breitz & Douglas Gordon in Berlin

In the exhibition POPISM at nbk in Berlin, Dave Allen, Candice Breitz and Douglas Gordon examine the operating system of pop music in order to reflect the contradiction between profit-oriented production and pleasurable consumption in a critical way. The focus is on the fan as… Read More

Open Call for Installation Artists!

Open Call for Installation Artists!

May 24th, 2013 | Ikono, Installations

ikono invites Berlin based artists to take part in a year-long series of open calls, held in collaboration with Artconnect Berlin, to promote the visibility of the arts on a local and international scale. Every other month in 2013, ikono and Artconnect Berlin will encourage… Read More

Chapman Brothers show diabolical art installation at White Cube in Hong Kong

Chapman Brothers show diabolical art installation at White Cube in Hong Kong

May 22nd, 2013 | Contemporary Art, Installations, Shows

The Chapman brothers presented their latest epic installation featuring thousands of little figures in violent conflict Tuesday at the sidelines of Art Basel in Hong Kong, but dismissed the renowned fair as a “shop”. “The Sum of all Evil” by Jake and Dinos Chapman builds… Read More