All posts tagged: installation

Echelman’s Woven Sculptures Around The World

“The spaces I want to be in are nurturing and soft and saturated with color. Our cities don’t have enough of that, and as humans we need it.” An American artist based in Brooklyn, Massachusetts, Janet Echelman – has been sculpting with engineered fibre fifteen times stronger than steel at the scale of buildings and city blocks since 1996. Echelman’s art transforms with wind and light, and shifts from being “an object you look at, into an experience you can get lost in.” After her ten years of painting career ended, she decided to do giant sculpture with fishnet. Her first collaboration was with fishermen in Mahabalipuram, India – built a jellyfish-like self-portrait out of fishnet, called “The Wide Hips.”   The next collaboration, together with fishermen again, they tied a million and a half knots, and installed it in Madrid, Spain – and noticed by thousands which lead her way to her first permanent sculpture, “She Changes” in Porto, Portugal and then around the world. Using unlikely materials from atomized water particles to engineered fiber …

The Prismatic Cloud – Tokyo, Japan

Tokujin Yoshioka is an award winning Japanese designer who created the famous rose gold Olympic 2020 torch. One of his other creations in 2020 is The Prismatic Cloud sculpture with 10 meter length and 15 meters height is now hanging in Ginza Six Tokyo, Japan. The artwork was first created in 2008, stretched across the Alley Centre in Houston, United States, as its permanent installation art collection with more than 17.000 colorless prismatic rods. Tokujin Yoshioka said: “The Prismatic Cloud is a work to express the formless light and the cloud-like sculpture of light awakens us to the perception of natural energy”. In Ginza Six, the clouds contains 10.000 acrylic prismatic rods in 400 square-meter space. Watch the short video below from the YouTube Channel of Ginza Six :… The Prismatic Clouds also known as The Invisibles combined Tokuji’s transparent furnitures in the Kartell Gallery 2010 exhibition:… Here are images of the Prismatic Clouds and The Invisibles throughout the years:… For more information about Tokujin Yoshioka: Website www.tokujin.com – Instagram @tokujin_yoshioka – Facebook TokujinYoshioka – YouTube Channel  Tokujin …