Meet the Light Emitting Dudes! Three freerunners from Bangkok, Sydney, and Frankfurt take on the streets of Bangkok in RGB suits and it is just awesome to behold. Despite the effortless grace of their movements, and the beautiful surreal images exposures of their suits moving through spacetime create, it is no easy feat. The international [...]Read More
I'm in Toronto right now. Next week I'll be in Phoenix for a week long show run. The week after that? I have no idea. Let me check my calendar. So, for those of you who were at the Broadway Lighting Master Classes this year, sorry I missed you! I wasn't able to attend this [...]Read More Amanda Lynne Ballard Photography, canada, JimOnLight.com, Light Art, lighting, LX Injected, Toronto
What do you get when you mix male urine containers, a light source in each one, some yellow water, and the urine-smelling street spots in Madrid? You get Luz Interruptus' public art installation Public Toilets. It was more of an intervention of sorts – Luz wanted to call some attention to the lack of respect [...]Read More Light Art, Luz Interruptus, Madrid, Public Toilets, Spain, urine, urine collectors
In September the European Union will be implementing a ban on frosted incandescent lamps. A ban – on frosted lamps. I don't really get this, do you? The argument (well, not really an argument, it's passed) is that clear lamps give off more lumens than frosted lamps. Hold on, what? I'll write a bit more [...]Read More clear glass, Euro Condom, frosted, incandescent lamp ban, incandescents, Ingo Maurer, What?
In September to November 2009, people in Detroit, MI and Winsor, Ontario will be seeing messages like this projected in the night sky: Broken City Lab – a "creative research group" – will be shining these kinds of messages on the CIBC building for all of Detroit to see. Broken City Lab is from Windosr, [...]Read More Broken City Lab, Chrysler, Detroit, economic woes, Ford, GM, Guerilla Light, poverty, projection
Israel's second largest city Tel Aviv has a series of underground walking tunnels that were a great place for artists Bar & Shay to unleash their latest work. The artists altered the public lighting in the tunnels to something a little more colorful. From Wooster Collective, the tunnels with their normal lighting: Now, the Bar [...]Read More Bar&Shay, installations, Light Art, Tel Aviv
LED throwie – it sounds like a children's cartoon, doesn't it? Okay, maybe not, but they're fun to make. You tape an LED to a battery, maybe add some magnets to the battery so that it sticks to something metal. Done. Like these: Besides them costing about a buck a pop to make, this is [...]Read More art, Eyebeam Openlab, Graffiti Research Lab, guerilla, LED, LEd throwies, Light Art, light graffiti