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Tuesday, March 11, 2014

ABC Wednesday: I is for Inside


My imagination infers a fairy tale family must live inside the NCMA's Cloud Chamber for Trees and Sky.

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In reality this work by British artist Chris Drury is a camera obsura devise that projects the sky and trees onto the interior surfaces.

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Above is the ceiling and below is where the ceiling meets the inside walls.

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Next is a shot I took inside looking out. By the way, I've been inside the Cloud Chamber for Trees and Sky many times but I've never seen anything projected on the interior surfaces, perhaps because of the light during the time I was  at the NC Museum of Art Park.

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 Below you can see the irregular stones on the exterior walls. 

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22 comments:

Judy said...

That is so neat.

Indrani said...

Very Intelligently done.

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

How interesting. Never heard of a camera obscura... so this is my new thing to learn today.

photowannabe said...

Love the stone and moss on the obscura.
There is an Camera Obscura by the Cliff House in San Francisco right on the cliffs of the Pacific Ocean. It is a fascinating concept.

Łucja-Maria said...

Cleverly done.
Stone and so well presented.
I send greetings.

tulika singh said...

That is so quaint and so pretty. I'd love to see it for real. Thanks for putting it up here Carver.

Photo Cache said...

pretty cool structure where you can duck in when rain suddenly comes down.

frankly my dear

Rajesh said...

Great stuff.

Nonnie said...

I've never heard or seen such a structure. Too bad you've missed seeing the sky projected. That would be a fascinating sight.

Roger Owen Green said...

Rustic and fascinating!

Joy said...

What a beautiful structure, camera obscura are fascinating things.

lotusleaf said...

What a magical place!

ellen b said...

Great creative post for the Letter I. I'm with some of the others in that I don't think I've heard of a Camera obscura before.

ellen b said...

Great creative post for the Letter I. I'm with some of the others in that I don't think I've heard of a Camera obscura before.

Shailaja V said...

I enjoy reading your ABC posts! Such interesting pictures you put up!

HOOTIN ANNI said...

LOVE this post. So very interesting.

Powell River Books said...

An interesting structure, I love the green patina to the exterior. - Margy

AmitAag said...

...wonderfully artistic!!
http://amitaag.blogspot.in/2014/03/infinity.html

Ann said...

Fascinating structure, learned something new about camera shots today.
Ann

Nabanita said...

This is so intelligent! Fascinating really!

Leslie: said...

Sorry to be so late, but my computer has been acting up. Love this - so intriguing!

Leslie
abcw team

Gazebo and Bali Hut Super Store said...

And this structure is truly magnificent! A true art in the world of architecture! I adored you share it with us! Clever!

Sebastian Chuter

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