It starts like a fog machine, deploying its vaporous mist into the air—until the cloud it emits holds its exquisite shape and silently hovers mid-room for hours. This is the drama and allure of Nimbus, the physics-defying work of Dutch sculptor Berndnaut Smilde.
Last year we introduced you to Berndnaut Smilde, a Dutch artist who has made a name for himself by suspending real clouds in the most unusual spaces. In this video, Smilde waxes metaphysical about the inspiration behind his work.
That's not photoshop; that's an actual cloud hovering inside an actual room. Artist Berndnaut Smilde merges art and science to create small man-made clouds that exist — albeit for just a moment — indoors.