The statue of liberty was given as a gift from French to the U.S. to honor the centennial independence and friendship between the two. Pieces of the statue was created in Paris in 1884, and then shipped to New York for assemble.
‘Rain Room’ – An installation piece created by Hannes Koch, Florian Ortkrass and Stuart Wood, three contemporary artists from Royal College of Art in London. In the Barbican’s exhibition space known as ‘The Curve’ viewers of the exhibition walk through a one hundred square meter space of pouring rainfall, that operates through a digitalized simulation of the sounds, humidity and visual Read more →
Christchurch’s Re:Start Mall was built as a temporary shopping space as a devastating earthquake brought their city down in February 2011. 5 years on, these container buildings serve as a tourist attraction and a fresh start to the Kiwis.
The restoration of the 16th century war ship Vasa was a groundbreaking project. New techniques on how to preserve the fragile ship needed to be invented to maintain the ship in the best shape as possible.
One Punch Man, Comic Author: One, anime directed by Shingo Natsume at Madhouse and written by Tomohiro Suzuki
I really love the sucess story of one punch man as it started out as a web comic with really (pardon me) shitty drawing. But when it was done into an anime, the animators really did a great job and managed to push Read more →
House of Leaves, by Mark Z. Danielewski, is an unconventional novel that makes use of typeset, page layout and style to tell a story. It’s classified under a bunch of genres including horror, postmodernism and romance. The book took ten years to plan and write.
On the surface, it seems to be about a family who finds their house is larger on Read more →
A house made of windows. Built by an artist couple this house cost them $500 to build. Windows were scavenged so the process of searching for the right window, or building the house with the different sizes of windows in mind must have been a challenge.
KAWS is known for his painting but he creates bigger than life sculptures. Definitely he work with a construction company to create the sculpture. From sketching the first draft to going to the factory to inspect the quality of the craftsmanship of the work.
“The Butterfly Dress” is a technology incorporated dress that has 40 fabric butterflies attached to it that can flutter and fly when its sensors are activated, either when a person comes close or when it is controlled via a mobile device.
Cirque Du Soleil is really well known all over the world and their detail to the craft is zero to none. I’m guessing it would take months maybe years to practice the choreography and even planning the design of the set to suit the choreograph. Not to mention, for some show, they even set up their own huge circus tent.