The performance was conceived, visualized and directed by Greek artist Dimitris Papaioannou
The Mirror Wall, 2009, an interactive installation by Danish artist Jeppe Hein. The following description is provided by the artist: When visitors enter the space the mirror starts moving subtly and wavelike. Visitors facing the mirror will be irritated by the vibrating reflection of themselves and their surrounding. This sensation causes not only a vague feeling of dizziness but also a latent distrust of one’s own eyes and spatial perception.
via saatchi gallery
I have been meaning to post these images for quite some time, and the 20th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide yesterday, flooded by an ocean of crocodile tears from the international community provides a bloody good occasion to do so.
Found at Siris, these photosouvenirs are from Judge E. Gorlia‘s second journey in the Belgian Congo (ca. 1915 ). Gorlia was a keen amateur photographer and at the time acting as an alternate to the public officer at one of the seven tribunals of first instance (sic). In the description text you’ll find the following lines:
The hammock was the only conveyance available for travel on land. It was swung beneath a bamboo pole carried on the shoulders of two strong African men. They could travel 20 to 30 miles a day. In normal time, there were four pairs of men for the hammock, two men carrying at a time. Men strong enough were almost impossible to find because they were likely to go off to work in the mines.
As his master’s final project, architect Hank Butitta transformed a school bus into a mobile home, equiped with a kitchen, bathroom, beds, storage and flooring from reclaimed wood panels.
Find more and follow his travels at Hank Bought a Bus.
via ny daily news
some previous posts on mobile living:
Ethan Schlussler built a bicycle-powered elevator to access his tree house in Idaho.
Haiku inspired dance performance, titled Hakanaï.Concept / video projection by French artistic duo Adrien M / Claire B, aka juggler and computer scientist Adrien Mondot and graphic and stage designer Claire Bardainne (prev. seen here).
Dancer Akiko Kajihara
A short film by photographer/director Tobias Hutzler, with artist Maedir Eugster from Rigolo Swiss Nouveau Cirque performing his incredible Palm Rib Balance. Eugster’s performance takes a great amount of strength and concentration as it includes balancing 13 palm leaf ribs and one feather on one large palm leaf rib.