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Dancing Shadow Sculptures by Dpt. and Laurent Craste #arttuesday

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Parade, an art installation from Laurent Craste and Dpt., reminds us of the dancing furniture from Beauty and the Beast. From thisiscolossal:

At first glance the piece looks rather mundane: two misshapen porcelain vases sit atop a pedestal inside a wood cube, lit from above by an industrial light. But move the light and suddenly the magic happens as shadows projected from the vases animate to life. What a fun piece.

…Of course things like this are never as simple as they appear. Dpt. explains further that the animated “shadows” are coming from a hidden projector which tracks the movements of the faux light source. We’ve been tricked! But I suppose that’s kind of the point.

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