Cool Hunting Video Presents: Gelitin

The Austrian art collective, Gelitin, turns away from homemade roller coasters and nudity to dig a whole in the Coney Island beach

In this episode we go to Coney Island to dig a hole with the four Austrian-based artists known as Gelitin. Part of a series organized by Creative Time, the week-long project involved digging a hole in the sand and filling it back in each day. The piece was a relatively tame one for the group whose other performances have included hand-built working roller coasters, a …

The Encampment

Like a geometric nomadic village of art, The Encampment is a project that erects 100 illuminated expedition-style tents on the south point of NYC's Roosevelt Island from 5-7 October 2007. Organized by Thom Sokoloski and a Toronto based team, each tent will house an installation. The Encampment's creation and completion requires the participation of the public so they're currently looking for volunteers to join in …

Electrical Tape Sign Art

Shinjuku Station? Huge. With 3.3 million people passing through one of Tokyo's busiest stations daily, it's not exactly a place that can be closed for renovation. Starting in 2003, a construction worker by the name Shuetsu Satoh began creating temporary signs made from strips of adhesive tape. These weren't typical construction signs, but instead, elaborate works of art. Not only did his work help herds …