We’ve already sung the praises of Sou Fujimoto’s brilliant 2013 Serpentine Pavilion and if you’re in London anytime between now and October 20 I heartily recommend you head down to check it out. Thrillingly though Sou’s structure was only the beginning and the Serpentine is good at using the annual pavilion in a host of interesting ways. Easily the most eye-catching this year was a recent installation by the ever-excellent United Visual Artists, who brought the pavilion to life with an “electrical storm.”
UVA say their performative installation “aimed to make the architecture ‘breathe’, awakening a character and energy, seemingly from within.” And as the jaw-dropping video proves they succeeded and then some…
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- Ian Davis’ picturesque paintings of bureaucratic dystopia
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- Peter Saville and Tate Design Studio create beer can artwork for Switch House pale ale