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The Rise of “Immersive” Art

Why are tech-centric, projection-based exhibits suddenly everywhere?

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Photograph © teamLab / Courtesy Pace Gallery

“Crows Are Chased and the Chasing Crows Are Destined to Be Chased As Well, Transcending Space,” a piece in teamLab’s exhibition “Continuity,” at the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco.

For its 175th anniversary, the Smithsonian is looking forward.

What do you think of when you think of the future? FUTURES is the first building-wide exploration of the future on the National Mall. Designed by the award-winning Rockwell Group, FUTURES spans 32,000 square feet inside the Arts + Industries Building. On view until July 6, 2022, FUTURES is your guide to a vast array of interactives, artworks, technologies, and ideas that are glimpses into humanity’s next chapter. You are, after all, only the latest in a long line of future makers. https://aib.si.edu/futures/

Artist Krista Kim Lists First-Ever NFT Home for Sale

Contemporary artist Krista Kim’s latest project which features the first-ever sale of a digital home called the Mars House. Kim, who is responsible for high-tier collaborations with the likes of Lamborghini and Lanvin, just listed a neon-filled crypto abode filled with sharp, modern furnishings and complementing digitized adornments to boot. Most of the furniture items featured in the home can also be constructed in real life by glass furniture makers in Italy alongside MicroLED screen technology. The artist also teamed up with musician Jeff Schroeder of The Smashing Pumpkins to create an ambient soundtrack inside the virtual home. Read more (Hypebeast)