Watching this art installation by Berlin-based studio ART+COM is like seeing a digital animation come to life. The temporal artwork was commissioned for the Departure-Check-in hall of Terminal 1 at Singapore Airport during refurbishment works. Called Kinetic Rain, the installation is composed of two parts, each consisting of 608 rain droplets made of lightweight aluminum covered with copper.
This inspirational film follows the story of knife maker Joel Bukiewicz of Cut Brooklyn who discovered his craft after taking a break from his former career as a writer. He describes beautifully what it means to make things by hand and how it’s provided him with a new way of life.