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112-Meter High Gas Tank Becomes A Massive Light Installation

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014
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The Gasometer Oberhausen in Germany is a former 20,000 square meter former gas tank that has been converted into an exhibition space. Last year it housed the Big Air Package, the world's largest inflatable structure without a skeleton (also the largest indoor sculpture). More recently, German creative studio Urbanscreen has taken it over with a light installation taking over 320 degrees of wall and the ceiling!

“This experience is based on the vastness of the Gasometer,” sound designer Jonas Wiese told the Creator’s Project. “We tried to work with that expression to make the space bigger and smaller, to deform it and to change its surface over and over while not exaggerating and overwriting the original effect of the room.” He continues, “the age of the screen is coming to an end, digital interfaces will dissolve and merge into the social space [...] we poetically contribute to this through art.” via thisiscolossal

 

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