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The Elemental Intersection of Art and Technology Related Press The Elemental Intersection of Art and Technology 21 January 2019, Jump Start

The intersection of art and technology may appear to be a modern phenomenon on the surface, but this relationship is as enduring and universal as the discipline of art itself. Not only does technology have the ability to disrupt current practices in the art industry, but it can also challenge our understanding the world around us, and efforts to...

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The NGV Triennial's Most Fun Work is a Digital, Phosphorescent Whirlpool Related Press The NGV Triennial's Most Fun Work is a Digital, Phosphorescent Whirlpool 9 January 2018, Broadsheet Media

In an empty, dark room in the NGV this summer, you’ll find dozens of people wandering around in circles looking at the lights on the floor. It’s a digital simulation of the movement of water – like wading through phosphorescent pools. Visitors drag beams of light around with their feet while overhead an ambient, choral soundtrack plays.

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A Point of Encounter for Asia-Pacific: Sydney Contemporary 2017 art fair – highlights round-up Related Press A Point of Encounter for Asia-Pacific: Sydney Contemporary 2017 art fair – highlights round-up 13 September 2017, Art Radar

While the cancellation of the biannual Melbourne Art Fair in 2015 appeared to some as a sign of the instability of the Australian commercial art market, for Sydney Contemporary it was good news. The fair opened on Thursday 7 September 2017 with a host of returning local and international galleries from across the Asia-Pacific region and closed...

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Living digital forest and future park TEAMLAB Related Press Living digital forest and future park TEAMLAB 18 August 2017, ArtAsiaPacific

Can art—specifically, digital art—effectively raise awareness about our environment? TeamLab's Living Digital Forest and Future Park at Pace Beijing attempted to do so, and their dazzling presentation attracted long queues at the gallery's doors. Around the world, the Japanese multi-disciplinary art collective has several shows...

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SKETCH TOWN: TEAMLAB IN HONG KONG Related Press SKETCH TOWN: TEAMLAB IN HONG KONG 2 August 2017, ArtAsiaPacific

Well-known Japanese "ultratechnologist" art collective teamLab has mounted their interactive digital installation Sketch Town (2014- ) at Hong Kong's IFC Mall. Sketch Town is part of the group's "Learn and Play! Future Park" project, which is an educational initiative aimed at children. Within this project, there are also...

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HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE INAUGURAL HONOLULU BIENNIAL Related Press HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE INAUGURAL HONOLULU BIENNIAL 3 May 2017, ArtAsiaPacific

The first edition of the Honolulu Biennial has already been in full swing for one month by the time I arrived in Hawai'i. Directed by Fumio Nanjo of Tokyo's Mori Art Museum, and curated by Ngahiraka Mason, formerly of Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, the Biennial, entitled Middle of Now | Here, is the first-ever event of its kind in the Pacific...

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'Time, Light, Japan': Japanese art from the 1990s to now at the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney Related Press 'Time, Light, Japan': Japanese art from the 1990s to now at the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney 4 April 2017, Art Radar Journal

From 17 December 2016 to 30 April 2017 the Art Gallery of New South Wales in Sydney presents Time, light, Japan: Japanese art 1990s to now. The exhibition explores time and light through video, photography, sound and installation from the 1990s to now. Drawing from the gallery's collection, the exhibition brings together the works of eight...

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Robert Zhao Renhui and teamLab: Glass Rotunda at National Museum of Singapore Related Press Robert Zhao Renhui and teamLab: Glass Rotunda at National Museum of Singapore 10 January 2017, ArtAsiaPacific

The National Museum of Singapore (NMS)—the country’s oldest museum—has just reopened its Glass Rotunda to great fanfare following two years of renovations. The unveiling of the rotunda coincides with the launch of two new permanent exhibits in the museum’s Singapore History Gallery: Story of the Forest  (2016) by Japanese collective teamLab, an...

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Coding art: Japanese collective teamLab in the digital renaissance Related Press Coding art: Japanese collective teamLab in the digital renaissance 15 November 2016, Art Radar Journal

Interdisciplinary ensemble teamLab creates high-tech interactive art installations imbued with traditional Japanese motifs that allow co-creation, reinventing the relationship between the artist, the artwork, and the audience. Art Radar spoke to the collective to find out more about their origin, raison d’etre, influences, creative process...

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1000s of motion-activated glass lamps form a hanging garden of light Related Press 1000s of motion-activated glass lamps form a hanging garden of light 9 September 2016, The Creators Project

Visitors to Paris' Maison & Objet design fair in can wander an otherworldly kingdom of light, courtesy of Tokyo-based techno-art collective teamLab's new installation, Forest of Resonating Lamps - One Stroke. Like their Floating Flower Garden, which popped up in Paris and Tokyo last year, Forest of Resonating Lamps is a sea of...

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With ‘DMM.Planets’ exhibition, teamLab defines the future of art Related Press With ‘DMM.Planets’ exhibition, teamLab defines the future of art 23 August 2016, The Japan Times

An exponential evolution in technology has led to increasingly immersive and interactive entertainment. And a certain Tokyo-based digital art collective is light years ahead of the rest. Multifaceted creative group teamLab’s DMM.Planets  is a massive 3,000 square-meter exhibition taking place at Odaiba Minna no Yume-Tairiku 2016 ~A...

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Japan's crystal universe: A magical installation from another planet Related Press Japan's crystal universe: A magical installation from another planet 8 August 2016, CNN

Tokyo-based teamLab - an artist collective made of self-described 'ultratechnologists' - is behind the otherworldly showcase this summer. By employing a mix of mobile devices, sensors and computer renderings, visitors can become a part of each world. Walk through one room's pond, for example, and a projection of Koi fish swim away...

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teamLab brings its largest LED installation to Tokyo Related Press teamLab brings its largest LED installation to Tokyo 2 August 2016, HYPEBEAST

Creative design consortium teamlab has joined forces with Japanese internet company DMM.com to release its largest digital installation for the Odaiba Yume-Tairiku 2016 festival in Tokyo, Japan.

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teamLab Related Press teamLab 12 May 2016, Art Forum

On December 15, 2015, the Tokyo-based artist Takashi Kudo came to Silicon Valley to begin preparations for an installation at Pace Art + Technology, Pace Gallery’s new project space in Menlo Park. Kudo is one of three spokespeople representing the over four hundred collaborators in teamLab, an art collective that rethinks the idea of the art...

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TeamLab infills Pace Gallery with 20 immersive digital installations Related Press TeamLab infills Pace Gallery with 20 immersive digital installations 18 February 2016, Designboom

Best known for challenging and expanding the digital art making practice, Japanese art collective teamLab presents Living Digital Space and Future Parks  at Pace Art + Technology in Menlo Park. Multi-room environments spanning 20,000 square feet showcase 20 digital works and large-scale installations, inviting visitors of all ages to immerse...

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A Very Different Kind of Immersive Art Installation Related Press A Very Different Kind of Immersive Art Installation 12 February 2016, The New York Times

There’s an old phrase in Japanese, Toudai moto kurashi, which translates to “the lighthouse does not shine on its base” — that is, you can see everything around you except what’s closest. It’s a useful saying to keep in mind as, this week, the Japanese tech-art collective teamLab unveils its largest installation...

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teamLab brings 20,000 square feet of digital art to California Related Press teamLab brings 20,000 square feet of digital art to California 29 January 2016, The Creators Project

Since 2001, teamLab has created some of the world’s best digital art. Founded by Toshiyuki Inoko, the Japanese interdisciplinary art collective of “ultra-technologists” brings together artists, engineers, mathematicians, programmers, architects, and other creatives to make works that are staggering in both beauty and scale....

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Tokyo’s art scene goes high-tech Related Press Tokyo’s art scene goes high-tech 16 September 2015, The Wall Street Journal

I was wading through a white-walled gallery in Tokyo last winter, where 2,300 intricately mottled and bearded orchids dangled from the ceiling. Each living flower was kitted out with motion sensors so that strands of the hanging vines gently rose into the air as I approached, creating a flower-tunnel effect wherever I walked. The surreal delicacy...

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Moving Light, Roving Sight Related Press Moving Light, Roving Sight 14 February 2015, Artasia Pacific

Ikkan Art Gallery is one of the few venues in Singapore to serve up a consistently fascinating brew of video and new-media art. Ikkan’s most recent exhibition, Moving Light, Roving Sight, features a canny mix of contemporary Japanese artists and collectives, whose works are juxtaposed with older pieces by Western media artists. The latter...

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Code + Culture Related Press Code + Culture 7 February 2015, The Japan Times

A new generation of domestic media artists has in recent years attracted plenty of international attention. This new breed of artist is typically defined through their tools often programming code working as developers at the intersection of art, design, engineering and technology, among other things.

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At The Japan Society, Old Traditions And New Techniques Related Press At The Japan Society, Old Traditions And New Techniques 30 October 2014, by Sylvia Rupani-Smith for The New York Times / 10 October 2014

Call it Japanese art, 2.0. The Japan Society’s latest exhibition, “Garden of Unearthly Delights,” includes, among other pieces, a modern take on a zen garden; new riffs on traditional woodblock-style prints; and adaptations of Japanese screen paintings made using digital renderings, animation and 3-D graphics. In putting the show...

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