A superb photographic series “Neon Waterfalls” from Sean Lenz and Kristoffer Abildgaard who placed in cascades and waterfalls California glow sticks.
Romeo and Juliet poster by Beetroot Design Group: Every “Romeo” and “Juliet” throughout the entire text of the play is connected to form a star-shaped web of 55,440 red lines
Pop-Up Stories by Jodi Harvey-Brown / wetcanvas
Armed with the superpower of imagination, books can take us to any height, depth, or wardrobe to another world. Jodi conjures characters and events from the very pages they dwell in, giving gravity to two-dimensional words. Some of her book sculptures, as well as commission information, can be found on etsy.
THE ROUTE OF EVANESCENCE 2011 by Spencer Finch
Dimensions variable. 950 LEDs, cables. A 16 minute sequence of fireflies moving through a space based on Act III of Shakespeare’s Hamlet.
MOON DUST (APOLLO 17)
This hanging light piece represents precisely the chemical composition of moon dust, that was analyzed on the Apollo 17 mission in 1972. Each light bulb stands for a different atom, the smallest ones represent Oxygen and the large bulbs standing for heavier atoms such as Iron and Chromium.
gosh I love this.
The story of how tumblr facilitated a collaboration across three continents that culminated in an actual thing.
366 (EMILY DICKINSON’S MIRACULOUS YEAR)
This work is based on the year 1862, Emily Dickinson’s annus mirabilis, when she wrote an amazing 366 poems in 365 days. It is a real-time memorial to that year, which burns for exactly one year. The sculpture is comprised of 366 individual candles arranged in linear sequence, each of which burns for 24 hours. The color of each candle matches a color mentioned in the corresponding poem; poems in which no color is mentioned are made out of natural paraffin.
(On the left, a Mark Rothko painting.)
I love Rothko.
I am reminded of what Henry said when looking at the cover of The Fault in Our Stars: “That’s Daddy’s book. There’s a white cloud. There’s a black cloud. They the same cloud.”
This is extremely cool.