Interview: Digital Artist Alex Czetwertynski

The Day for Night curator on the dynamic relationship between immersive art and live music

It’s 7PM on a Friday night in Houston, and Bjork is DJing. As if this weren’t already an uncommon enough statement, what’s crazier is that hardly anyone has noticed. Not because the ethereal musician is clandestinely performing within some sort of recreation of an Icelandic forest, but because goers at Day for Night festival are totally immersed in the slew of custom-built, digital art installations …

Inside London’s Frieze Art Fair 2015

Immersive works inspired by the annual event itself

Londons annual art extravaganza, Frieze, is currently drawing art-hungry crowds to the beautiful Regents Park in the city center. Always a fun, impressive fair, this years Frieze featured an unusual number of works that were inspired by the space they’re in, which was designed by Londons Universal Design Studio. Rachel Rose, last years winner of the Frieze Artist Award, contributed one of the best immersive …

Leave Earth Behind: “The Universe is a Small Hat”

César Alvarez brings his fully participatory electronic musical to NYC's Babycastles to examine the eternal problem of designing an ideal society

It’s not extraordinarily uncommon to dream of packing your belongings, jumping on a spaceship and leaving Earth far, far behind. Motives may differ, from a hope to escape a planet polluted by unpleasantries, to an insatiable desire for adventure, but they all have one thing in common: whatever this planet has is just not enough. So what if the option were actually available? What if, …