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 …

The Future of Higher Education

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

With a more selective admissions criteria than Harvard, higher education newcomer Minerva Project would already be positioned to make waves among the academic elite. But this university upstart isn’t just challenging potential students. The school bucks the traditional college structure in favor of modern scholastic achievement, in which rigorous courses are interactive and taught online, so the students can move to a new part of …