Ice Books, 2007 (Río Grande, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 2009) by Basia Irland. River water is frozen, carved into the form of a book, embedded with an "ecological language" or "riparian text" consisting of local native seeds, and placed back into the stream. The seeds are released as the ice melts in the current.
Psychylustro, 2014 by Katharina Grosse. A temporary installation designed for Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor that transforms a major transportation thoroughfare with a series of seven bright, bold installations along Philadelphia’s rail gateway.
Yuanmingyuan 3D, 2014 by Oliver Laric. These are 3D scans of marble columns from the Old Summer Palace in Beijing. The columns were scanned at the KODE Art Museums of Bergen in Norway, where they are currently on display. The 3D models can be downloaded and used without copyright restrictions.
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