Moment Factory + Cipriani Present “SuperReal” Interactive Visual Art Exhibition

Projection mapping turns a landmark building into a 45-minute sensorial experience

Gala attendees aside, very few enter Cipriani‘s landmark Italian neo-Renaissance hall, 25 Broadway. Opened as the ticketing office for the transatlantic Cunard Steamship Line, back in 1921, the extraordinary venue’s magic remains—underscored by the Cipriani family’s commitment to cuisine and hospitality. For the month of August, however, the doors to the building open to all (who buy tickets), and guests will find more than 65-foot …

2014 Festival of Lights, Lyon

Highlights from the annual four-day event that transforms the French city into a luminous outdoor art gallery

Light festivals—from the spiritually steeped Hindu holiday Diwali to the newer contemporary art-focused events like SIGNAL in Prague—have become much-loved around the world. Regardless of race, religion or geographic location, there’s a shared human awe and appreciation for the beauty of lightness against the backdrop of the nighttime sky. Undeniably, one of the most famous and oldest Festival of Lights isn’t found in the “City …

#OutlawsofInstagram

Deborah Sussman's vibrant career, outlaw Instagrammers, the truth about yawning and more in our look at the web this week

We’ve all seen #RichKidsofInstagram and #CatsofInstagram, but all other square images pale in comparison to the double-tap worthy work of those risking life, limb and the threat of the police for their shots. The so-called Outlaw Instagrammers scale bridges, skyscrapers and pretty much any space in NYC that’s off limits, all for Insta-glory. A community has cropped up in New York where rivals vie for …