This interactive installation in Montreal—a giant instrument made of twenty-one musical swings—encourages cooperation and stimulates ownership of the public space. Although each swing produces a different sound, some melodies can only be achieved when participants work together, an important reminder that we can achieve more when we collaborate.
BMW Guggenheim Lab curator David van der Leer discusses the work of Philip Dujardin, a Belgian artist-photographer who collages elements of modern architecture to create impossible structures.
Madrid-based street artist Spidertag creates geometric designs on walls, existing graffiti, benches, and even snow using brightly colored yarn.
The Seine in Paris is traversable by thirty-seven bridges, but none are as fun as this: architecture firm AZC has designed an inflatable bridge at the foot of the Eiffel Tower that doubles as an urban moon bounce.
Speed bumps on the railroad and sliding benches? Artist Robert Rickhoff humorously reinterprets everyday scenes in his series “Out of Place.”
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