vortex

Features

From Daft Punk to Skrillex, Here's 7 of the Coolest Live Setups of All-Time

Our illustrated guide to the pods, cubes, and spaceships that have made electronic music history.
Sofie Mikhaylova
1.31.17
Art

Vortexes We Like Better Than the Polar Vortex | GIF Six-Pack

These vortexes don't make your skin hurt.
Beckett Mufson
12.16.16
video

Staring Into This Swirling Vortex is Oddly Calming

Enter the void.
Rachel Pick
6.24.15
Art

Light Installation Creates Dizzying Dynamic Dimensions

Hc Gilje's 'In Transit X' takes viewers inside a man-made space of block-like frames and beams of light.
Sophia Callahan
11.7.14
Art

1024 Architecture's New Light Sculpture is Truly Illuminating

Using high-tech and low-tech materials, 1024 Architecture's 'VORTEX' uses light and generative sculpture to compose a stunning Q-hour meter in the Darwin Ecosystem Project's green building in Bordeaux, France.
Benoit Palop
10.31.14
Art

Techno Snowflakes, Glowing Vortexes, And Computer Viruses Visualized Through Light Painting

Tim Gamble's swirling light art is all created in-camera, or, as he calls it, "straight out of the box."
Beckett Mufson
10.21.14
Psychedelic

Hypnotic GIF Vortexes Pull You Into Everyday Objects

Feliks Tomasz Konczakowski's endlessly repeating ears and flowers are like a mesmerizing pixel purgatory.
The Creators Project
8.13.14
Art

The Abyss Also Gazes Into You With The "Onion Skin" Light Vortex

Time becomes a precarious dimension with "Onion Skin" and 14 minutes can feel like an eternity, or two.
Zach Sokol
10.21.13
Film

United Visual Artists Take Op-Art For A Spin

The lighting-focused art and design collective reinvent a VANDEYK bike wheel.
Kathleen Flood
10.29.12