With sufficient reliance on technology, Troika have created something that extends beyond technology.
By employing materials that have been available for centuries and controlling them in ways that have only been available for the last decade, Troika have developed a mass of beings which are beautiful as individuals, but as an ensemble can shift and thicken the visual gravity of a space. Their movement appears to be linked in with our natural perception of the world, but can push that perception to accept new forms and behaviours.
As with their Cloud, this piece is suspended in a passageway and talks of the journey ahead for the viewers. It lightly shimmers for attention and doesn’t take it for granted, which gives it a timeless architectural presence.
Also, don’t miss this piece they made for the Shanghai World Expo: