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Indoor Clouds! Dutch artist Berndnaut Smilde controls the weather and creates beautiful indoor clouds with the help of a smoke machine. Fog machine emits dense vapor / smoke that makes contact with sprayed water and forms small white cloud.  Miniature cloud floats through the room and quickly disappears.

Dutch Artist Berndnaut Smilde creates real clouds indoors by manipulating the humidity, temperature and light of the exhibition space.

Dutch artist Berndnaut Smilde has developed a way to create clouds indoors by carefully regulating the space’s humidity, temperature and light. This intersection of science and art was recently named one of TIME magazine’s “Best Inventions of the Year 2012.”

Nimbus par Berndnaut Smilde

Dutch artist Berndnaut Smilde developed a way to create clouds indoors by carefully regulating the space’s humidity, temperature & light, named one of TIME magazine’s “Best Inventions of the Year

Soap mountain installation

Kohei Nawa's Foam installation created a cloud-like landscape of soapy bubbles. Japanese artist Kohei Nawa filled a dark room with billowing clouds of foam for this art exhibition in Aichi, Japan

Nimbus Series by Berndnaut Smilde

Nimbus Series by Berndnaut Smilde

Dutch artist Berndnaut Smilde creates photographs of indoor clouds from aerogel, most recently at San Francisco War Memorial and Performing Arts Center.

Masterplan (sand sculpture installation) by Chad Wright(US), Photographed by Lynn Kloythanomsup: "inspired by his own experiences growing up in a sprawling suburb of Southern California. The piece is meant to juxtapose the playful childhood experience of building sand castles on the beach with his brother, versus the grim, modern-day reality of our current real estate collapse."

The American Dream: A Sand Castle Suburb Consumed by the Ocean waves — Masterplan, installation by designer and artist Chad Wright

This installation would be great to recreate for an exploration with children in arts, or something like it...

diy paper lantern clouds - I want to make these hang above my bed and paint my ceiling a sky blue - what a great idea! I want to do this too with ceiling stars that glow in the dark.

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American artist Ann Hamilton’s GIGANTIC installation, “the event of a thread”, is both light and immense. at the Park Avenue Armory, New York. Really amazing art


Berndnaut Smilde, cloud moments captured by the artist through the careful manipulation of moisture, smoke and temperature. Truly exquisite and ephemeral.

WOW dutch artist berndnaut smilde creates real cloud installations by controlling the space's atmospheric pressure/humidity

Meet the man who can control the weather: Berndnaut Smilde really does have his head in the clouds

Artist:Berndnaut Smilde Nimbus II, cloud in room A gallery with no sculptures, only a cloud floating within the space. 'Nimbus' is a new installation of Amsterdam-based artist Berndnaut Smilde, who refuses to explain how he managed to create a real cloud.