We do need rain. This time it’s not just our little corner of the Midwest, but widespread, this hot hot weather and drought. Today, Art + Com brings you a beautiful kinetic sculpture of golden raindrops.
ART+COM is a non-profit organization dedicated to exploring new mediums in the fields of art, design, science and technology. they were commissioned by Changi Airport Group in Singapore to create a signature art installation.
The sculpture is made of two parts, each with 608 rain droplets made of lightweight aluminum that has been covered in copper. A hidden computer-controlled motor controlls the precise, floating movement of the drops.
The photos above are still shots taken from the video, which is really beautiful and set to amazing music.
[vimeo 45188800 w=400 h=300]If by some reason the video does not work, see it on the ART+COM site: http://www.artcom.de/en/news
In fact, the site is worth a visit to see more of what they do as well. They have an 80 member team of media artists and designers, software developers, media technicians and engineers. Their projects are beautiful and thought-provoking.