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27 Floating Art Installations

From Floating Anime Ships to Suspended Origami Art

— July 31, 2016 — Art & Design
Science has done a lot to assert humanity's power over natural phenomena, from medical miracles to massive feats of civil engineering, but no amount of science can trump gravity; that's a task best left to these floating art installations. Whereas science is rooted in practicality and the proven, art has no limits, meaning that, with enough creativity, gravity is a mere trifle.

Floating art installations can be purely whimsical, as is the case with the floating origami installation or gravity-defying street art in this series. However, the suspended motif can also have more serious themes. For example, 'Head in the Clouds' is an interactive cloud installation that is a critique on people's overuse of mobile devices and technology, arguing that their disconnect from reality is like having one's head in the clouds.
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Insect Lightbulb Installations
Insect Lightbulb Installations
This Musical Crystal Exhibit is Part of the London Design Festival
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Cloud-Like Umbrella Displays
Cloud-Like Umbrella Displays
This Non-Traditional Ceiling is Created Using 1,100 White Umbrellas
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Luminescent Orb Sculptures
Luminescent Orb Sculptures
'Onformative' Created a Sphere Sculpture That Reacts to Light & Sound
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Luminescent Web Sculptures
Luminescent Web Sculptures
The Niemeyer Center Showcases Carlos Corona's Geometric Light Designs
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Metallic Ballooon Art
Metallic Ballooon Art
Argentinean Artist Tomas Saraceno Has Transformed Paris' Grand Palais
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White Dandelion Sculptures
White Dandelion Sculptures
This Sculptural Installation Was Made from Over 3,000 Glass Orbs
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Cascading Lightning Sculptures
Cascading Lightning Sculptures
These Magnificent Light Accessories Hang Beneath Mall Lights
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Fantastical Raw Sculptures
Fantastical Raw Sculptures
Lauren Gallaspy Explores Vulnerable Imbalance in Her Work
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Floating Box Installations
Floating Box Installations
The 'Flying Boxes' Display Appears to Be Magically Floating in the Air
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Activist Balloon Art
Activist Balloon Art
This Artist's Work is a Metaphor on Economic Separation in His Nation
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Suspended Garden Installations
Suspended Garden Installations
Karolina Maszkiewicz Encourages Guests to Enjoy Nature Artistically
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Floating Anime Ships
Floating Anime Ships
The 'Castle in the Sky' Installation in Tokyo Celebrates Studio Ghibli's Work
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Interactive Motion Installations
Interactive Motion Installations
The Lumibolic Electroluminescent Wire Sculpture Moves to Sound
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Floating Forest Installations
Floating Forest Installations
Michael Neff Turns Abandoned Christmas Trees into Magical Art
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Suspended Skeleton Art
Suspended Skeleton Art
This Exhibit at the Baltimore Museum Features Fake Baiji Dolphin Bones
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Technicolored Branch Installations
Technicolored Branch Installations
This Emanuelle Moreaux Project Features Hanging Elements
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Thin Sculptural Lighting
Thin Sculptural Lighting
The U-light by Axo Light Looks Like a Practical Take on Wire Art
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Whimsical Handmade Chandeliers
Whimsical Handmade Chandeliers
Yehudalight's Suspended Lamps Feature Hand-Blown Glass Elements
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Gravity-Defying Street Art
Gravity-Defying Street Art
These Installations Put a Twist on Commonly Seen Street Clutter
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Suspended Origami Art
Suspended Origami Art
These Suspended Origami Pieces Come Together to Form a Flock of Birds
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Interactive Cloud Installations
Interactive Cloud Installations
This Cloud Display Provides a Relaxing Escape for Festival Goers
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Upcycled Architecture Exhibits
Upcycled Architecture Exhibits
This Exibit at the Venice Biennale Uses 100 Tons of Recycled Waste
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Suspended Origami Street Art
Suspended Origami Street Art
Mademoiselle Maurice Outdoor Installations are Made Using Paper
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Suspended Floral Gardens
Suspended Floral Gardens
Rebecca Louise Law's Bikini Berlin Installation is Striking and Sensory
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Overhead Ribbon Installation
Overhead Ribbon Installation
This Cultural Ribbon Art is Suspended Over a Jazz Stage in Mall Palza
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Digital Dome Installations
Digital Dome Installations
teamLab's Immersive Installation is Set in an Ethereal Enviroment
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Pastel-Hued Textured Patisseries
Pastel-Hued Textured Patisseries
This Spanish Patisserie Boasts a Mesmerizing Ceiling
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