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Drones As Art: A Dance of Lighting and Mirrors

Don’t fear drones. Find ways to make what they do beautiful.

These are a certain type of drone called “Quadrocopters.”  According to the notes: A troupe of 16 quadrotors (flying robots) dance to and manipulate sound and light at the Saatchi & Saatchi New Directors’ Showcase 2012.

Below, we have a different take on drones, instead of them reflecting the light, they are the light.

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WWI Remembrance Installation at the Tower of London Complete

Back in August, we brought you pictures from the WWI installation happening at the Tower of London. Entitled Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red, this artistic creation was created to represent all the dead of World War One, whose centenary was this year.

<> at Tower of London on July 17, 2014 in London, England.

 

They started planting the ceramic poppies on August 5, the day in 1914 the UK entered the war. Today, on Remembrance Day, just before the appointed 11am time, the last of the 888,246 poppies was placed in the ground, one for every life lost.

We’re having a truncated posting day today since it’s a holiday. Here, in honor of the fallen, are pictures from the completed piece.

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