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iCandy: Bridges, Beams, and Bots in Bands

France’s vertical lift bridge, Nicaraguans bridging the laptop divide, and a true heavy metal band

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iCandy: Bridges, Beams, and Bots in Bands
Photo: Ivan Alvarado/Reuters

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At Canberra, Australia’s nine-day Enlighten Festival, which took place in early March, artists got an opportunity to use the city’s iconic works of architectural art—including the National Science and Technology Center, shown here—as canvases. But no buildings were harmed in the making of the installations. The artists teamed up with Electric Canvas, a company that specializes in large-scale light projections, to craft virtual drawings and beam them onto the structures’ walls.

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