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Refik Anadol’s “Infinity Room” at SXSW 2017

 

Friday, March 10 – Saturday, March 18
Austin Convention Center – 3rd Floor Palazzo
10am – 7pm

‘Infinity’ is an immersive environment project by Refik Anadol. Project is an integral part of artist’s ongoing ‘Temporary Immersive Environment Experiments’ which is a research on audio/visual installations by using the state called immersion which is the state of consciousness where an immersant’s awareness of physical self is transformed by being surrounded in an engrossing environment; often artificial, creating a perception of presence in a non-physical world.

https://www.sxsw.com/apply-to-participate/sxsw-art-program/#2017

I&A Congratulates Refik Anadol!

Architectural Intelligence Lab is calling upon artists, creative coders, architects, data scientists, information designers, social scientists, activists, students and professionals! The two-day Architectural Intelligence Lab invites participants to work in multidisciplinary teams under the guidance of Refik Anadol, a lecturer at UCLA design media arts. The LAB will explore concepts of unique site specific data that has intelligence, memory, and culture.

Participants will create prototypes for artworks in public spaces. The LAB will concentrate on a hybrid between media arts and architecture in the 21st century. End products can be displayed as physical prototypes or concepts. Click on the link below to learn more about the LAB and register.

http://www.fiber-space.nl/architectural-intelligence-lab/

Black History Month: Bridget “Biddy” Mason

Isenberg & Associates’ very first Public Art project was to commemorate the life of this truly incredible woman.

The project originated with Dolores Hayden, Founder of The Power of Place, and resulted in the Biddy Mason Public Park, the book “Home/Stead” by artist Susan E. King, the assemblege “Biddy Mason: House of the Open Hand” by artist Betye Saar and the memorial wall “Overview of Biddy Mason: Time and Place” by artist Sheila Levrant de Bretteville.

The 8-by 81-foot timeline memorial of Los Angeles and Mason’s intertwined history erected in 1989 is located on a parking garage wall at 333 S. Spring St., near where her home once stood

 

Read more:

http://timelines.latimes.com/la-black-history-month-snapshots/