Underground Art

[youtube]0JlHOUycXfA[/youtube] Axel Morgenthaler’s “.98.” Video by Matt McLaughlin It becomes obvious as soon as you enter the métro car: this will be no ordinary ride. The usual advertisements and bright orange colour have been replaced by a dark blue, wood-textured film covering the car’s interior walls. Distorted, semi-transparent photos are pasted on the windows. As […]

Turn on the Lights

In Seoul, a 1970s-era department store with blank concrete walls (below) was enlivened by the addition of LED lights that turned its exterior into a dynamic light show. Photo courtesy of the Architect’s Newspaper. On the television screen in a dark viewing room at the National Film Board in Montreal, it’s a hot summer night […]