Tavares Strachan’s Meaningful Public Installation, “WE ARE IN THIS TOGETHER”

This neon artwork addresses a double-edged phrase we're all familiar with

Set for a space in Telluride, Colorado, multi-media artist Tavares Strachan‘s newest public art installation promises “WE ARE IN THIS TOGETHER”—a statement that can be interpreted in various ways, depending on the viewer’s mindset. The words will be displayed in vibrant pink neon underneath Telluride’s signature gondola, which makes three stops on its 13-minute route (up 10,540 feet) to the town of Mountain Village. The rugged National …

On NEON’s Ambitions for an Artificial Human

The company's prototype personality mirrors goals and fears in tech-fiction television

Few exhibitors at CES 2020 reached beyond our conceivable world like NEON, a Samsung spin-off helmed by StarLabs President and CEO Pranav Mistry, and the debut of their humanoid AI bots. Intentionally minimal in pre-show communications, they limited their announcement to these two words: artificial humans. NEON employees appeared at CES preview events, but revealed little information about the presentations set for the official show …

Photographer Kate Ballis’ “Hypercolour Fantasy: Infra Realism” at Garis & Hahn

Palm Springs and the Southwest colored with intense neon hues in a new series of images

by Kyle Raymond Fitzpatrick For locals and visitors, much of the appeal of places like Palm Springs and neighboring southwest regions is the beauty—the remoteness, and the subsequent tension between the naturally barren and the highly stylized touch of humans. Photographer Kate Ballis has captured this strikingly in her new body of work, “Infra Realism,” currently on display at LA’s Garis & Hahn in her …