Studio Visit: Artist Refik Anadol

Where technology, data, light and space develop an interactive evolution of cinema

Refik Anadol is in the future—not from the future or thinking about it, but working within a space that many have yet to approach. The Turkey-born, LA-based artist creates immersive works that use light to explore architecture. He employs developing technologies and complex algorithms to create what he feels are an interactive evolution of film. Take “WDCH Dreams,” a 2018 work that uses the exterior …

Daniel Barreto’s Eerie LED Stop-Motion Film

Light paintings are commonplace in the field of long exposure night photography, but filmmaker Daniel Barreto has found a way to take it in a completely new direction. In his film “Ignite,” Barreto combines long exposure photos with LEDs, stop-motion film and time-lapse photography to create a completely analog short film. Bursts of neon lights ooze, jump and dance around the woods while daunting electronic …

Bruce Munro’s “Field of Light” at Uluru, Australia

The artist's newest and largest iteration of his otherworldly series is set to open at the location that inspired it

British artist Bruce Munro is set to unveil the latest and largest of his otherworldly “Field of Light” installations at Australia’s Uluru—the sacred place that inspired the entire project back in 1992, when the artist visited. Much of Munro’s work is large-scale, immersive and incredibly emotive—and this site-specific “Tili Wiru Tjuta Nyakutjaku” (part of the overall “Field of Light” series) is no exception. Meaning “looking …