Pioneering Immersive Artist Lucio Fontana at LA’s Hauser & Wirth

Timeless experiential artworks from the avant-garde Italian artist

Installation art isn’t new, though it’s perhaps been garnering more attention over the past few decades, as technology rapidly improves and expands. Light and Space artists have been concerned with the transformation of physical environments since the 1960s, tapping into a centuries-old practice through inventive uses of glass, neon lighting, and various other techniques and materials. One could be inclined to include Lucio Fontana in …

New Museum’s NEW INC + Ruinart’s “Forever First” Mixed Reality Pop-Up

Navigate the fragility of nature through virtual and augmented reality projects open to the public

Set in New Museum‘s often-private and appropriately named Sky Room, the art institution’s incubation unit, NEW INC, presents two virtual reality artworks with historic Champagne house Ruinart. The limited run, open-to-the-public exhibition, Forever First, debuts the augmented reality experience “Dawn Chorus,” by current NEW INC member Reese Donohue, who collaborated with artist Sarah Meyohas. In conjunction, the exhibit features the award-winning virtual reality project “Tree,” by NEW INC …

Frieze London: Jonah Freeman + Justin Lowe’s COLONY SOUND Exhibition

Diving into a fictional saga throughout an 11-room experience

Stepping inside of Marlborough Gallery during Frieze London is a jarring otherworldly adventure. Jonah Freeman and Justin Lowe have created an 11-room immersive installation (on now through 19 October) that takes up both floors of the gallery. The invite promised a multi-sensory experience of COLONY SOUND, with Ghetto Gastro responsible for “finesse.” A soundtrack created for the installation playing in the rooms has been composed …