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Posted by on Jun 26, 2013 in ARTICLES

Ray of light: When Design Meets Photography

Ray of light: When Design Meets Photography

Introducing summer with a selection of light sculptures. That’s FREQ., a photo exhibition that takes its subjects from architectural installations where light is the real protagonist. The exhibition is staged at the Hoxton Gallery, a former Victorian railway arch which offers a dark, dreamlike atmosphere. The exhibition is the result of the collaboration between the design studio Haberdashery and photographer Julian Abrams, both interested in exploring light possibilities at their finest. The former is a creative studio of artists, engineers and image creators which is constantly exploring new conjunctions. The latter is a famous photographer who specialises in architectural work. It seems quite natural to start a crossover between design and photography, then. The co-working team used LEDs and polished stainless steel for 5 installations. One of them is ArcFrequency, an interactive sculpture with a porthole through which people could take a look at the interior. Light changes at a different pace and turn into several shades and shapes. These patterns have been captured in 14 photographic prints, mostly named...

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