Op Pop-Optical Sculptures “Dynamy”

My optical sculptures “Dynamy” explore the fundamental relation between motion and static. The dynamic illusion is a form of transformation. As the light changes during the day, the sculpture display different illusions. Flipped visions occur where the convex shaped cube seems concave while the concave shaped cube seems convex. Similarly, under certain light, the convex and concave shapes seem to completely disappear—the sculpture looks like a flat wall. It creates an optical illusion where changes in perspective seem to shift the shape of the object as pedestrians walk around it, thus creating the sensation that the sculpture is actually moving. This dynamic phenomenon encourages the viewers to interact with the artwork.

Sculpture Mobile is featured in Illusion d’Optique, season 4 of documentary Science ou Fiction on TV5 of Canada

Mobile

optical sculptures about blue and white stripes with flipped vision made by xuan chen

Mobile (Front View), Powder Painted Steel, Dimensions Variable

Mobile (Front View), Powder Painted Steel, Dimensions Variable

360 degree animated view of Mobile

optical sculptures about red and white ray stripes made by xuan chen

Focus (Front View), Powder Painted Steel, Dimensions Variable

optical sculptures about red and white ray stripes made by xuan chen

Focus (Side View), Powder Painted Steel, Dimensions Variable

optical sculptures about red and white ray stripes made by xuan chen

Focus (Top View), Powder Painted Steel, Dimensions Variable

360 degree animated view of Focus

Ripples

optical sculptures about green and white circular stripes made by xuan chen

Ripples (Front View), Powder Painted Steel, Dimensions Variable

optical sculptures about green and white circular stripes made by xuan chen

Ripples (Top View), Powder Painted Steel, Dimensions Variable

360 degree animated view of Ripples