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The Daily Book of Art by David Schmidt, Rebecca J Razo, Elizabeth T. Gilbert, Amy Runyen, Sharon Robinson, Gabriel Guzman, Dylan Gilbert, Colin Gilbert

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Walk-Through Exhibits

THE ELASTIC SPACE OF GIANNI COLOMBO

“My whole world has been turned upside down. Up is black, south is white...” —Peter Griffin15

 

Many walk-through exhibits have an inherently disorienting effect. The use of elaborate visual cues distorts the viewer’s perspective, twisting the fabric of time and space around the observer.

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Spazio Elastico by Gianni Colombo. Photograph courtesy of Archivio Gianni Colombo.

 

Exhibits such as Gianni Colombo’s Spazio Elastico (the Elastic Space) deliberately ...

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