peter kogler transforms rooms with hypnotic installations featuring optical illusions
 

peter kogler transforms rooms with hypnotic installations featuring optical illusions

based in vienna, renowned austrian artist peter kogler uses paint and intricate projections to transform rooms into psychedelic paradises. once intervened, the spaces go from ordinary to twisted, warped and distorted, immersing visitors into rooms that have walls that confuse even the most clever ones.

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galerie johann widauer, innsbruck, 2018
all images courtery of peter kogler 

 

 

considered a pioneer in the field of computer-generated art, peter kogler’s career spans over 30 years. his room installations explore concepts like modularity and repetition, altering the visitor’s perspective of architecture which is the primary medium of his art. by using hypnotizing line designs, kogler tackles the viewer’s perception. set upon the walls, floors and ceilings, the lines — mostly in black and white — create a feeling of undefined movement.

peter kogler transforms rooms with hypnotic installations featuring optical illusions designboom
galerie mitterrand, paris, 2017 

 

 

with his installations reminiscent of warped fun-houses mirrors, peter kogler has transformed galleries, transit centers, museums, universities and lobbies among others into out-of-this-world experiences. altogether, the installations featuring an illusory spatial ensemble disrupt not only the viewer’s perception but also the artificiality of the architectural settings.

peter kogler transforms rooms with hypnotic installations featuring optical illusions designboom
sigmund freud museum, schauraum, vienna, 2015 
image by atelier kogler


untitled, galerie mitterrand, paris, 2018 


willkommen im labyrinth, marta herford, 2018
image by hans schroeder


willkommen im labyrinth, marta herford, 2018
image by hans schroeder

 

 

project info:

 

artist: peter kogler 

artworks: hypnotic room installations

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