Register your Blog
( What is this? )
I Home I More views Today I xxx I xxx I xxx I xxx I xxx I Register your Blog I

Superflex installs dozens of swings at Tate Modern to "combat social apathy"

architecture and design
Add to Flipboard Magazine. Fuente: dezeen - View all news from this site
Superflex installs dozens of swings at Tate Modern to "combat social apathy" Superflex installs dozens of swings at Tate Modern to "combat social apathy"

Superflex installs dozens of swings at Tate Modern to "combat social apathy"

Danish design collective Superflex has filled the Tate Modern's Turbine Hall with a snaking framework of three-seater swings, which it hopes will encourage social interaction between visitors.
The One Two Three Swing! installation features a bright orange framework that weaves throughout the huge Turbine Hall, and continues to the outside of the building.

It was conceived by Superflex as a three-stage journey exploring apathy, production, and movement ? and is arranged across the Hall's sloping entrance, its far-east end, and the bridge on the gallery's first level.
"The work explores the potential of energy generated by social movements, drawing unexpected connections within, between, and beyond institutions, and proposing new uses for urban public space," said the Tate.
At the show's "apathy" stage on the sloping entrance, visitors are encouraged to lie down on a 770-square-metre expanse of carpet in a colour scheme inspired by the UK's currency.

Up above, a gently swinging mirrored pendulum is suspended from the ceiling by a 20-metre cable, which is intended to encourage quiet thought and reflection.
In the show's "production" section at the far end of the hall, three-seater swings are made live on-site. Here, each of the swings is assembled and stored before they are distributed across the sprawling orange frame.

The third and final "movement" stage takes place as visitors interact with the assembled swings around and outside of the Hall.
"The act of resting in contemplation, with the hypnotic pendulum swinging above, is set in contrast to the liberating, collaborative experience of swinging together," explained the Tate Modern.
"Over time the work will evolve as the orange line continues to grow and new swings are added, spreading outside Tate Modern, into the urban landscape of London and potentially beyond into the wider world."

The Danish collective, founded in 1993 by Jakob Fenger, Bjørnstjerne Christiansen and Rasmus Nielsen, hopes that the three-seater swings will instigate group activity and demonstrate the positives of working in collaboration.
"The work invites audiences to combat social apathy through collaborative action, joining together on the count of three," said the Tate.
Running until 2 April 2018, One Two Three Swing! is the third in a series of annual Hyundai-commissioned artworks that have occupied the Turbine Hall?s vast space ? but it is the first installation to break beyond the gallery walls.

In 2015 Abraham Cruzvillegas installed a grid of triangular wooden planters filled with soil collected from parks across London; and in 2016 Philippe Parreno's Anywhen installation saw the French avant-garde artist fill the space with fish-shaped helium balloons that floated around a choreography of acoustics, sound lighting and film.
Since the Tate Modern opened in 2000, some of the world's most famous artist's have created installations for the Herzog ...


Fuente de la noticia: dezeen
Fecha de publicación: 12-10-2017 21:50
visto: 3

Si te gusto esta noticia puede que te interesen estas..

Recommended Video section of our Architecture videos - Watch More Videos in Architecture videos

SO-IL and MINI create an air-filtering house that "contributes to improving urban life"

Go TO TV Architecture videos

Si te gusto esta noticia puede que te interesen estas..

Apartment in Hsinchu by HOZO Interior Design

This contemporary apartment located in Hsinchu, Taiwan, was designed in 2017 by HOZO Interior Design. Photography courtesy of HOZO Interior D ...
17-10-2017 22:19
17-10-2017 22:18
17-10-2017 22:18

Room No Roof – Extension of a 1950s Residential Buildi

Room No Roof is situated on a prominent corner of West London. It is a house extension and refurbishment of a 1950s residential building on Portobello ...
17-10-2017 21:59

Rimrock – Impressive Modern House in Washington by Ols

The T-shaped form of Rimrock responds to the unique typography of the bluff upon which it is situated. Sited at the edge of a cliff, the house straddl ...
17-10-2017 21:59

Tree House Hotel in China – Qiyunshan by Bengo Studio

The Qiyun Mountain Tree House Hotel is located in the region of Xiuning County which is 33 kilometres south of Huangshan City, Anhui Province. As a pa ...
17-10-2017 21:59

Family Italian Restaurant Chipolucho by ALLARTSDESIGN

The family Italian restaurant Chipolucho is located in Samara, in the European quarter. Above the project worked the design studio ALLARTSDESIGN (Sara ...
17-10-2017 21:59

Chalet Potton on the Shores of Lake Memphremagog, Canada

The Chalet Potton consists of the blending of four cubic areas around a central space through which the site can be crossed from the arrival level to ...
17-10-2017 21:59

Halo House Features Aesthetics and Design Inspired by Nordic

Halo House was designed by Breathe Architecture with landscape design by Eckersley Garden Architecture. Breathe explain the concept of a ?halo effect? ...
17-10-2017 21:59

Liberty Hotel – The Old Prison in Offenburg is Turned

At the beginning of October and after almost three years of planning and construction, the Design Hotel Liberty in Offenburg?s former prison opens its ...
17-10-2017 21:59

Coastal sanctuary features delightful living spaces on Rehob

This stunning beach house retreat has been designed by Bruce Palmer Coastal Design, nestled along Rehoboth Beach, Delaware. Spread out over three leve ...
17-10-2017 21:47

beta.0’s madrid tennis school buildings are designed t

through their specific placement, the two cabins not only resolve functional requirements, but also establish a new recreational space between them. T ...
17-10-2017 21:46

ROSSETTI redefines the arena design with a revolutionary con

the inverted bowl by ROSSETTI\'s new concept brings fans closer to the action, increases revenue projections, and reduces overall footprint. The post ...
17-10-2017 21:46

Canadian design wins big at LafargeHolcim sustainability awa

Last week, designers, architects, and engineers from across North America gathered in Chicago to celebrate the best of sustainable design across the c ...
17-10-2017 21:46


Bradford Williams Medal, honoring the year?s best landscape architecture writing. Be sure to follow us on Twitter or Instagram @landarchmag throughou ...
17-10-2017 21:46

Rivas Vaciamadrid Youth Center | Mi5 Arquitectos - Architecture & Design Magazine From the beginning, the project was conceived as the possibility of making the ?underground? vi ...
17-10-2017 21:46

10 Amazing Bridges and Passageways Only for Bikes - Architecture & Design Magazine Whether it is done for fun, exercise, or economic reasons, cycling through congested city roads ...
17-10-2017 21:46

Brasserie Restaurant | Kokaistudios - Architecture & Design Magazine Kokaistudios is delighted to announce the opening of our first project with Four Seasons Hotels ...
17-10-2017 21:46

Vista-Folding Tower | Doarchi - Architecture & Design Magazine Modern skyscrapers liberate human activities from gravity. Skyscraper featured by verticality m ...
17-10-2017 21:46

Bund Finance Centre | Foster + Partners + Heatherwick S - Architecture & Design Magazine The Bund Finance Centre ? a major new mixed-use development jointly designed by Foster + Partne ...
17-10-2017 21:46

Three Skyscrapers by Hariri Pontarini Architects Change Toro - Architecture & Design Magazine The design of three glossy skyscrapers was revealed today by Pinnacle International and Hariri ...
17-10-2017 21:46

Carver Global | D-Werker Architects - Architecture & Design Magazine Mapo is a district undergoing considerable transformation in Seoul through a recent redevelopme ...
17-10-2017 21:46

Faculty of Fine Art, Music and Design of the University of B - Architecture & Design Magazine Replacing the former Bergen Academy of Art & Design (KHiB), the new KMD has undergone a histori ...
17-10-2017 21:46

JZL House | Bernardes Arquitetura - Architecture & Design Magazine The JZL House is located in a residential area of Leblon neighborhood, Rio de Janeiro. The prog ...
17-10-2017 21:46

At the Mountains of Madness: Video by Maxim Goudin

“At the Mountains of Madness” is a mysterious short animation by Dutch art director Maxim Goudin, set in a dystopian futuristic world. “A small ...
17-10-2017 21:46

Topological Folding House

Minimalist projects are often linked with the adjective simple or stripped down, and that would be a massive understatement for the Topological Foldin ...
17-10-2017 21:46

dinara kasko cooks up algorithmically-modeled cake made from

kasko\'s design for the cake was inspired by the work of artist and paper engineering, matthew shlian. The post dinara kasko cooks up algorithmically ...
17-10-2017 21:46

MVRDV plans landscape of buildings topped with green roofs f

the project has been designed as a new focal point for shanghai, with communal public amenities combining nature, culture, and entertainment. The po ...
17-10-2017 21:46

levi van veluw examines religion?s visual language through p

through personal contemplation and interaction with the works, the artworks deliver a personal message. The post levi van veluw examines religionR ...
17-10-2017 21:46

SPYSCAPE: interactive spy museum by david adjaye set to open

the building contains a series of pavilions, which each house exhibition spaces concentrated on seven aspects of espionage. The post SPYSCAPE: intera ...
17-10-2017 21:46

3XN plans staggered tower for toronto with public podium at

the project was developed in close consultation with the neighborhood and involved three community engagement sessions over the course of three month ...
17-10-2017 21:46

BTR boxing trainer simulates in-the-face action

the apparatus comes with an adjustable height to make sure it hits you in just the right spot. The post BTR boxing trainer simulates in-the-face acti ...
17-10-2017 21:46

ETH zürich crafts ultra-thin curved concrete roof

researchers from ETH zürich successfully build a prototype of an ultra-thin, curved concrete roof using innovative digital design and fabrication met ...
17-10-2017 21:46

LYCS architecture converts chinese textile warehouse into mu

by reusing an outdated warehouses, the project is a good example of contemporary chinese urbanization ? widely practiced as an urban renewal method. ...
17-10-2017 21:46

hongtao zhou?s inflatable installations breaks boundaries at

the installation respects the historical buildings by doing no physical change, but instead, adds visible air flows to twist, connect, and blend spac ...
17-10-2017 21:46

beta.0?s madrid tennis school buildings are designed to disa

through their specific placement, the two cabins not only resolve functional requirements, but also establish a new recreational space between them. ...
17-10-2017 21:46

Richard Rogers' Three World Trade Center nears completi

The next piece in the redevelopment of the World Trade Center site in Lower Manhattan, a skyscraper by Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners, looks almost c ...
17-10-2017 21:45

AIA urges Trump to continue UNESCO's architecture and d

The American Institute of Architects has declared its support for UNESCO after the US announced it is pulling out of the organisation, and encouraged ...
17-10-2017 21:45

Zaha Hadid Architects' 666 Fifth Avenue skyscraper unli

The supertall tower that Zaha Hadid Architects designed for a New York site owned by the Kushner family has been rejected by the project\'s partner Vo ...
17-10-2017 21:45

"I guess it is nearly Halloween"

Spooked readers are wondering if a preserved rotting cottage is a seasonal prank or a serious dwelling in this week\'s comments update. Trick or treat ...
17-10-2017 21:45



Would you like your blog and posts leave here?


News most viewed Today

Fabulous multi-level Victorian townhouse renovation in London

Fabulous multi-level Victorian townhouse reno...

This classic Victorian townhouse was renovated for a family of four by interiors studio Leivars, located in Wimbledon, a district of southwest London, England. The goal of the project was the retrofit the home to meet the needs of a modern family,... -
Porto Architecture Tours: Oporto Walking Guide

Porto Architecture Tours: Oporto Walking Guid...

Oporto Walking Tours, Portuguese Building Guides, Architectural Walks Portugal, Architects Porto Architecture Tours Porto Architecture Guides – Exclusive Building Walks in Portugal tailor made for Groups Porto Walking Tours Contact for your... -
"People need convincing that wood can be a fire-safe material"

"People need convincing that wood can be...

In this week\'s comments update, Dezeen readers dispute the potential fire hazards of a timber-framed, tree-covered high-rise, which has been proposed for Toronto by architecture firm Penda. Flammable: the 18-storey Toronto Tree Tower, which... -
A New England home gets infused with a West Coast coastal vibe

A New England home gets infused with a West C...

This chic coastal style home designed by Kristina Crestin Design is located in the North Shore, a beach community north of Boston, Massachusetts. The homeowner’s requested the designer renovate their home with a new design style: adding a coastal... -
UW Link Station for Sound Transit, Seattle, Washington

UW Link Station for Sound Transit, Seattle, W...

UW Link Station for Sound Transit Seattle, Washington Transport Building, Architecture UW Link Station for Sound Transit, Seattle University of Washington Transport Building, USA ? design by LMN Architects Sep 30, 2017 University of Washington... -
Madrid Architecture Tours: Walking Guide

Madrid Architecture Tours: Walking Guide

Madrid Walking Tours, Spanish Building Guides, Architectural Walks Spain, Architects Madrid Architecture Tours Architecture Guides Spain – Exclusive Spanish Capital Building Walks tailor made for Groups Madrid Walking Tours Contact e-architect... -
Cologne Architecture Tours: German Walking Guide

Cologne Architecture Tours: German Walking Gu...

Cologne Walking Tours, German Building Guides, Architectural Walks Germany, Architects Cologne Architecture Tours German Architecture Guides – Exclusive City Walks tailor made for groups visiting Köln Cologne Walking Tours Book your city guide... -
Miba Architects' University of Cyprus Medical School Proposal Combines Lab and Social Space

Miba Architects' University of Cyprus Medical...

A proposal by Miba Architects and Calderon?Folch?Sarsanedas Architects has received 2nd prize in an international competition to design the new medical school for the University of Cyprus. The project proposes a ?campus within a campus,? combining... -
Irwin House in Fremantle

Irwin House in Fremantle

Irwin House, Fremantle Property, Western Australia Building Extension, Architecture Images Irwin House in Fremantle New Home Extension in Western Australia ? design by MSG Architecture 2 May 2017 Irwin House Location: Fremantle, Western... -

More Blogs
- English ------------------------------
Interior Design & Decoration facebook twitter facebook twitter facebook twitter
Food & Recipes facebook twitter facebook twitter facebook twitter
thevegetarianrecipesclub facebook twitter
Motor facebook twitter facebook twitter
Luxury facebook twitter

beauty & Cosmetics facebook twitter facebook twitter facebook twitter facebook twitter
Healt&Fitness facebook twitter
Weddings facebook twitter
Moms & Babies facebook twitter facebook twitter
Iphone & Android twitter
Fashion & Style facebook twitter
Travel facebook twitter facebook twitter
Fragrance facebook twitter
Architecture facebook twitter facebook twitter
--- Español ---------------------------------
Fashion & Blogs facebook twitter
Recetas facebook twitter facebook twitter facebook  
Decoracion facebook twitter facebook twitter
Bodas twitter
Belleza facebook twitter facebook twitter


Motor facebook twitter facebook twitter
Salud facebook twitter facebook twitter
Viajes facebook twitter facebook twitter
TV-cine twitter
Corazon twitter
Libros twitter
Madres facebook twitter
Mac Android facebook twitter
Lujo facebook