Public Sculptures by Refik Anadol seen at 350 Mission Street, San Francisco - Virtual Depictions:San Francisco

Virtual Depictions:San Francisco

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There is an eye-catching and head-turning artwork found at 350 Mission Street called the Virtual Depictions:San Francisco. This public art project consists of series of parametric data sculptures that tell the story of the city and people around us within a unique artistic approach. Created by Refik Anadol, this piece brings 21st-century approach to public art to define new poetics of space through media arts and architecture and to create a unique parametric data sculptures that have intelligence, memory, and culture. This media wall turns into a spectacular public event making direct and phantasmagorical connections to its surroundings through simultaneous juxtapositions.
"When creating this public artwork, my goal was to make the invisible visible by embedding media arts into architecture to create a new way to experience a living urban space. The project also intends to contribute to contemporary discourse of public art by proposing a hybrid blend of media arts and architecture in 21st century. ”