urs fischer's nomadic art tent is a sultry dreamscape
 
urs fischer's nomadic art tent is a sultry dreamscape
oct 05, 2013

urs fischer's nomadic art tent is a sultry dreamscape

urs fischer’s nomadic art tent is a sultry dreamscape
image courtesy of station to station / ye rin mok

 

 

when walking inside swiss artistist urs fischer‘s nomadic art tent, viewers are immediately immersed in a glittering dreamscape. a vaporous, cloud-like smoke hazily hangs in the air, saturating the intimate space in a celestial aura. a large, plush white bed set in the middle of the structure beckons participants to lie, nap, and daydream in the misty ambiance. ceiling-high mirrors canvas the walls, reflecting glistening fragments from a rotating disco ball above. the hypnotizing, mystical atmosphere feels like a frosted kaleidoscope, with shadows and luminous refractions from both people moving inside, as well as interior details, creating mesmerizing visuals. fischer’s traveling art sculpture is part of doug aitken‘s ‘station to station— a collaborative cultural project currently journeying the united states by train, making creative ‘pit-stops’ in various cities along the way. the structure plays host to musical performances, events, and acted as a serene hideaway for idle visitors of the creative happening.

 

 

urs fischer's nomadic art tent is a sultry dreamscape
the bed and disco ball inside the misty space
image courtesy of station to station / ye rin mok

 

 

urs fischer's nomadic art tent is a sultry dreamscape
photographing and jumping on the plush bed
image courtesy of station to station / ye rin mok

 

 

urs fischer's nomadic art tent is a sultry dreamscape
eleanor friedberger plays in the urs fischer art tent
image courtesy of station to station / mara mckevitt

 

 

urs fischer's nomadic art tent is a sultry dreamscape
a visitor lies inside the dreamy art tent
image courtesy of station to station / brian doyle, 303 gallery, new york
 

 

urs fischer's nomadic art tent is a sultry dreamscape
reflections from the disco ball
image courtesy of station to station / mara mckevitt

 

 

urs fischer's nomadic art tent is a sultry dreamscape
a detail of a reflection inside the nomadic sculpture
image courtesy of station to station

 

 

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