Walter Pichler was an Austrian artist who produced a large number of drawings and sculptures, with the aim of exploring the relationship between object and space. Very influenced by the archaic civilizations he designed many projects of underground buildings articulated around nucleus, making these constructions real machines.
The Valdivia Expedition, Carl Chun’s diving into the deep sea
Carl Chun was a German zoologist who led the Valdivia Expedition. The purpose of this scientific expedition was to deepen the discoveries previously made by the Challenger Expedition. The marine biologist was an expert in octopus and squid and took advantage of the expedition to perfect his knowledge of the great depths.
Celestial Station, Elvin Aliyev
Celestial Station is a series of images that Elvin Aliyev has created while experimenting with toon shading. His station in orbit is an infrastructure with an aerial (or celestial) transport system. His main source of inspiration is the work of Mœbius and its colorful metaphysical universes.
Heliografías, the Architecture of Madness
León Ferrari was an Argentine conceptual artist whose practice was often ironic, absurd, and above all anti-institutional. During his period of exile in Brazil he began his Heliografías series. These drawings are composed of urban plans, highways, building typologies, furniture, and many identical inhabitants, in order to form an aggregation without much coherence.