Temporary forms of sand crafting

Posted on | January 30, 2014

Citizens of San Francisco, California might have come across the art of Andres Amador already. Andres doesn’t paint or sculpt, he prefers a medium that is temporary but absolutely beautiful: a sandy beach at low tide.

He spends hours creating these intricate masterpieces, knowing that the tide will soon come in and wash away his work forever.

   

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Stiching Metal Objects

Posted on | January 30, 2014

Lithuanian artist Severija Incirauskaite-Kriauneviciene has put a unique twist on embroidery by using metal objects as her medium. Items such as spoons, shovels, buckets, plates, rusty tin cans and even cars are ornately cross-stitched with traditional and often humorous patterns, emphasizing the contrast between the density of metal and the tenuity of the embroidery.

 

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Civic Battle on Bikes

Posted on | January 29, 2014

I recently walked by this awesome light installation that was exposed in the passage of the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam. I met one of the artists, Onne Walsmit who gave me details about this urban intervention which was one of the higlights of this year’s Amsterdam Light Festival.

The lightwork is designed by ‘Venividimultiplex’, an artist collective, consisting of Joost van Bergen, Dirk Schlebusch and Onne Walsmit. It was sponsored by InventDesign and DHL Express.

The interactive arch determines the ‘strongest’ cyclists. Attached to the arch are… Read more