Juxtapoz // Wednesday, February 22, 2012
We immediately became transfixed with Thomas Jackson's work after seeing this particular hovering sculpture piece. As Jackson says of this body of work, he was inspired "by self-organizing, ‘emergent’ systems in nature such as termite mounds, swarming locusts, schooling fish and flocking birds."
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, February 07, 2012
We have shown the leaf carvings of Lorenzo Duran before, but this new series has a great message: hired by Germany based organization Plant For The Planet, Duran's newest work confronts and illustrates the causes of the global issue of CO2 emissions.
Juxtapoz // Monday, January 09, 2012
Aside from being a seasonal teacher at Emily Carr University of Art in Vancouver, BC, Nicole Dextras creates outdoor, three-dimensional typography sculptures using mostly natural elements.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, November 30, 2011
Norwegian photographer and installation artist Rune Guneriussen has been on our radar recently, perhaps because Juxtapoz just spent time in Norway, or maybe because these installations created in nature are some of the most stunning (and random) we have seen in quite some time.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, September 21, 2011
Yes, money does grow on trees, and grow we mean hammered by humans into a various trees for perhaps three hundred years. In wooded areas near Cumbria and Portmeirion, hikers and casual strollers have been creating Money Trees, little pieces of public/nature art.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, August 30, 2011
Humankind has left a variety of footprints on this planet. Barry Underwood examines the effect of light pollution on natural landscapes in a series of photographs that feel ethereal and fantastical, despite being rooted in reality.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, March 31, 2011
We found this on a sub-site specializing Finnish Site-Specific Art, so all we know is that Finland has a major movement of site-specific art going on. This is the work of Jonna Pohjalainen, who created colored pencils from fallen trees in the forest. And we read that "The roots of Finnish environmental art and music lie deep in the mental landscape of Finland." More looks after jump . . .