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This Australian Installation is Peak Life-Size Kaleidoscope

Photos courtesy of Destination NSW and by Bec Boyle © MOTO via <a href="http://www.designboom.com/art/light-origami-vivid-sydney-masakazu-shirane-kaleidoscopic-origami-dome-06-04-2015/">Designboom</a>
Photos courtesy of Destination NSW and by Bec Boyle © MOTO via Designboom

It's no secret that we're fans of the life-sized kaleidoscope, in all its varied forms. We've reported on how Japanese artists Masakazu Shirane and Saya Miyazaki fit a kaleidoscopic interior into a shipping container—and now the pair have brought their psychedelic designs to Sydney, Australia. The artists collaborated with New Zealander Reuben Young to design a room filled with 320 reflective plastic panels that place visitors at the heart of the artwork. Lights project multiple colors into the space, from bright white to neon blue, shifting the mood from dark to playful and back again. The reflective panels are also connected by bits of zipper, making the design easy to disassemble.


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