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Installation: United Visual Artists bring a storm to Sou Fujimoto’s Pavilion

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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UVA: Sou Fujimoto Serpentine Pavilion Intervention

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UVA: Sou Fujimoto Serpentine Pavilion Intervention