Drones are everywhere these days. They’re in Pakistan, of course, and two weeks ago I wrote about how unarmed airplanes are being deployed in South Africa to combat rhino poachers. Now here’s a beautiful example of what you might call drone-enabled art:
It’s a skateboard video of all things, shot from a remote controlled helicopter and produced by the Czech company Samadhi Production. The video takes place in an empty, unnamed city at night (if you recognize any landmarks, let us know) and the board is ringed with blue LED lights that create an ethereal glow around the skateboarder as he glides through expressway tunnels and jumps down stone staircases. This, combined with the unique aerial perspective plus a heavy does of electro-orchestral music creates a vaguely ominous but also strangely moving viewing experience.
For more drone-enabled art, check out Richard Jackson’s “Accidents in Abstract Painting” from earlier this year, where a paint-filled drone crashes into a wall. (Of course.)
(H/T The Creators Project.)
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