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Submergence, a transfixing immersive installation of wired-up LEDs is the latest iteration of Ocean of Light, an ongoing project expanding digital visual media into the third dimension by the decade-old art and research collective Squidsoap. The work, sometimes referred to as a low-res “volumetric visualization” was on view in Norway earlier this month and reminds […]

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The Artist Build Collaborative has something nifty in mind for the troubled Brooklyn Queens Expressway. The dynamic, interractive installation Silent Lights will light up a pedestrian path under the B.Q.E. in Red Hook with a series of “gates.” Their glow will respond directly to the amount of the traffic noise. […]

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The Artist Build Collaborative has something nifty in mind for the troubled Brooklyn Queens Expressway. The dynamic, interractive installation Silent Lights will light up a pedestrian path under the B.Q.E. in Red Hook with a series of “gates.” Their glow will respond directly to the amount of the traffic noise. […]

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Madrid’s light art crew Luzinterruptus has unleashed 75 mock surveillance cameras to intimidate the street posters of campaigning politicians to protest “the markets, loaded with unlimited power” that overthrow ” legitimate governments, imposing in their place a race of technocrats of suspect past.” Right. What they said, but boy, we could surely have used this […]

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Madrid’s art crew Luzinterruptus had staged this modest intervention Without Pollution, At Least for a While to celebrate the first of their city’s rainfall which helped to temporarily rinse out their industrially poisoned air. They would like to remind you that “Madrid blatantly violates European legislation on air quality” and those in power do not […]

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De-light-ful Spanis interventionists Luzinterruptus have taken over Madrid’s public art. Why so serious? So guarded? So heavily under video surveillance, behind fences, huffy, unwelcoming? In a three hour installation Touch! Play! Nothing Happens!, the crew outfitted the city’s statues and sculptures with many, many glow-bulb-equipped nipples. Nipples all over! Nipples! Nipples! Nipples! For a moment there, the stone slabs and […]

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Madrid-based intervention art crew Luzinterruptus have cooked up something quite eerie and darkly amusing for their latest light installation in Hamburg, Germany. Watch a hundred “radioactive” suits in a field, advancing in menacing rows towards the Dockville Festival grounds. They are aglow with mass “paranoia” suffered in the wake of the nuclear meltdown in Japan… […]

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Madrid’s light-art street interventionists Luzinterruptus return with a Winged Tree decked out in glowing sanitary pads. This is a response to misleading advertising that pitches the feminine products as “ethereal, immaculate, delicate, odorless and beautiful” winged creatures instead of what they are — uncomfortable, synthetic wads you have to shove down your pants over your […]

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Madrid’s art troupe Luzinterruptus hung 1000 lit envelopes filled with poems at La Casa de América for a poetry festival. Sure, this is more gentle of an intervention than their recent unauthorized installations of lit rogue bike lanes and glowing body bags of sex dolls. Callous cynics: Lighten up! […]

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