These Giant Blow-Up Sculptures Are All About Spreading Love

September 8, 2016 - Supermoon

01FriendsWithYou_Light Wave_Photo-Joshua_White-jwpictures.com-0991.jpgLight Wave: Public Art Installation by Los Angeles-based artist common FriendsWithYou. Part of Twilight Concerts Series presented by Santa Monica Pier and Snapchat. Photography © Joshua White: JWPictures.com

Great large buoyant castles, alfresco pavilions on civic waterfronts, smiling, intense astronomical bodies, and kinetic, floating architectural gardens. When it comes to a massive, illuminated, inflatable and interactive sculptural installations by LA-based art common FriendsWithYou, open art is a second childhood. Coast to seashore and around a world, their brightly hued, beautifully illuminated, inflatable shapes and characters cocktail adult to raise informative gatherings and applaud open rituals, from summer concerts to moon festivals.

“Well any of a installations has their possess purpose and magic. Size is critical to any though during a same time distance isn’t essential to us creation deeper romantic impacts and connections. Our new VR light suggestion square for instance takes place in a psychic craft and has influenced people so most emotionally,” says Samuel Borkson, who, together with partner Arturo Sandoval III, founded a common in Miami in 2002. Of a considerable 45-foot LED towers that have greeted concertgoers this summer in Los Angeles, he tells The Creators Project, “Scale does help, though! In a box of Light Wave during a Santa Monica Pier, a idea was to make a post seem to be entrance alive and entrance detached like a vital square of devout architecture, educational crowds underneath a splendid rainbow spectrum.”

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The installation, Light Wave, has a final unison “performance” on a dusk of Sep 8, though median around a world, a code new square had a entrance on Sep 1 in Seoul. Super Moon is a 60-foot inflatable sculpture surrounded by 8 mystic “planets” floating in Seokchon Lake. It glows and radiates a arrange of Zen-raver-constellation of colored lights—and, for good measure, includes one of a group’s famously overwhelming mansion-size buoyant cloud castles. It was greeted with an generous crowd who clearly felt changed to trust in magic.

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FriendsWithYou works opposite a accumulation of pop-infused media from sculpture to painting, prints, books, editions, and etc.; though their loyal adore is experiential art, striving, as they say, “to impact universe enlightenment by cultivating special moments of devout recognition and powerful, joyous interaction.” Expanding on associated new installations during a High Line and Art Basel Miami, with Santa Monica and Seoul, they “wanted these pieces to be of fabulous proportions like unconventional monolithic temples,” Sam continues. “And in a box of a moon, distance also played a outrageous partial in bringing this astronomical being from a creation to a circuit here on Earth. We feel distance is useful to dwarf a spectator helping us in a reduce of assent and serenity. Also by perfect mass permitting us be in a gravitational vicinity we are means to dream love, magic, and assent into a possess lives.”

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04FriendsWithYou_Light Wave_Photo-Joshua_White-jwpictures.com-0670.jpgLight Wave: Public Art Installation by Los Angeles-based artist common FriendsWithYou. Part of Twilight Concerts Series presented by Santa Monica Pier and Snapchat. Photography © Joshua White: JWPictures.com

05FriendsWithYou_Light Wave_Photo-Joshua_White-jwpictures.com-0722.jpgLight Wave: Public Art Installation by Los Angeles-based artist common FriendsWithYou. Part of Twilight Concerts Series presented by Santa Monica Pier and Snapchat. Photography © Joshua White: JWPictures.com

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FriendsWithYou took impulse from California’s seashore and enlightenment for Light Wave, that is their largest open installation, and their initial in Los Angeles. It closes tonight. 

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