Meet Tomas Saraceno A Berlin based artist internationally recognized for his fantastic architectural proposals, pneumatic sculptures, and environmental installations.
Trained as an architect, Saraceno’s experimental practice expands the conventions of art, architecture, and science and their capacities to envision alternate ways of being and inhabiting the world.
Saraceno’s work involves conceptualizing modules for living that are capable of engendering significant social and political transformation. Drawing inspiration from structures found in nature—clouds, bubbles, spider webs—he produces spectacular installations that capture the imagination of experts and lay audiences alike while raising challenging questions about the sociopolitical conditions with which we live and our potential to change them.
His work in the perfect intersection of science and play. His large scale installations are often collaborations with scientists at NASA as well as with a range of engineers, chemists, botanists, astrophysicists, and spider researchers, among others. The result are highly conceptual playgrounds that beg to be interacted with.
Below are a series of images of various projects he has done and a perfect reflection both materially and theoretically the artist’s experimental ethos.
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