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Frank Gehry’s Disney Hall is Technodreaming

New York Times:

LOS ANGELES — Can a concert hall dream? The Los Angeles Philharmonic has a lot riding on the answer.

On Sept. 27, with big-ticket donors watching expectantly from a parking lot across the street, Refik Anadol, a Turkish-American artist, plans to transform the billowing steel superstructure of the orchestra’s Walt Disney Concert Hall into a swirling, phantasmagorical collage.

The 12-minute performance will be fashioned from artifacts from the Philharmonic’s own history: millions of photographs, printed programs and audio and video recordings, each one digitized, microcrunched and algorithmically activated to play in abstract form across the building’s dynamic metal surface. If all goes according to plan, “WDCH Dreams,” as the production is known, will kick off the Philharmonic’s centennial season with the kind of brio that befits the company that Zachary Wolfe describedlast year in The New York Times as “the most important orchestra in America. Period.”

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WDCH Dreams! Sept.27th 2018

Refik Anadol Studio’s unique audio/visuals performance will use @laphil ‘s 100 years of digital archives with machine intelligence. They will use Frank Gehry’s dreamful architecture as a canvas, data and light as a material! The performance will be held on 27th of September in Los Angeles.

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