Tag Archives: public installation

Fata Morgana

20150428_IMG_V6A9530_MSPC_TERESITA FERNANDEZ_YM

From now until winter 2016, visitors to New York’s Madison Square Park can find themselves enveloped beneath a mirrored labyrinth, hovering above both them and the surrounding landscape. Mad. Sq. Art presents ‘Fata Morgana’ by American artist Teresita Fernández, a 500-foot-long sculpture comprising mirror-polished discs that create kaleidoscopic canopies above the park’s central pathways and recreational areas. Continue reading

Share on Facebook0Tweet about this on Twitter0Share on LinkedIn0

Take My Hand

peter-cook-yael-reisner-take-my-hand-democracy-pavilion-bcn-re.set-designboom-01
Under the theme of ‘democracy’ for the pavilion series BCN Re.Set in Barcelona, Yael Reisner and Peter Cook have collaborated to imagine and realize ‘Take My Hand’ in Plaça de la Merce. The public space has been transformed into a place for civil wedding ceremonies, which as a societal event represents a celebration of extended human rights. The inclusion of new possibilities in some countries for interfaith, non-religious, and same sex marriages provides freedoms that were previously not available. Continue reading

Share on Facebook0Tweet about this on Twitter0Share on LinkedIn0

Invisible Barn

invisible barn

The Invisible Barn by New York-based STPMJ is a design proposal for Folly 2014, an annual competition led by Architectural League of New York and Socrates Sculpture Park. The design is a barn shaped-wooden structure covered with a reflective film on the surface that reflects the surrounding environment, highlighting different species of trees and plants, sky, ground and the seasonal changes of the site. The reflection allows the structure to smoothly assimilate with nature that allows for a novel and interactive experience. Continue reading

Share on Facebook0Tweet about this on Twitter0Share on LinkedIn0