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recently opened:

Rain Room
 Random International

MoMA, W54th St., NYC (bt 5th & 6th Ave)

Random International’s immersive environment is presented in the lot directly adjacent to The Museum of Modern Art. A field of falling water that pauses wherever a human body is detected, Rain Room offers visitors the experience of controlling the rain. Known for their distinctive approach to contemporary digital practice, Random International’s experimental projects come alive through audience interaction—and Rain Room is their largest and most ambitious to date. Rain Room is open daily during regular Museum hours. Note: Admittance to the queue will end once it reaches capacity, prior to Museum closing.

“In order for visitors to enjoy the sensory experience of Rain Room, capacity is limited to 10 people at a time. Entry is on a first-come, first-served basis and wait times are expected to be significant. Entry is not guaranteed. Please note that the queue for Rain Room is outside, so plan your visit accordingly.”

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Opening Soon‬: Here’s a sneak peak of what’s coming to Pace Menlo Park on February 6.

Pace Art + Technology x teamLab present Living Digital Space and Future Parks an immersive, large-scale installation and digital playground. We invite participants of all ages to come experience teamLab’s 20 large-scale, visually morphing works, and experience digital art’s unique ability to nurture creativity and curiosity through technology.

Barcelona-based artist Jordi Enrich Jorba will deconstruct and repurpose inoperative hot-air balloons inside The Aula at the Basilica at St. Patrick’s Old Cathedral (268 Mulberry Street).

Jorba presents this project as part of the Aula Series, A Performative Conference in Nine Acts, on Friday evening from 7 until 3 AM. Tix here!

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Miguel Chevalier projects Immersive images on to King’s College Chapel in Cambridge

At the occasion of a fundraising campaign organized by the university of Cambridge in king’s college chapel, the artist Miguel Chevalier was invited to create a series of immersive projections to accompany the speeches of renowned professors and alumni. for the event, the artist imagines a number of different graphic universes, which are generated in real time and use their own digital language to illustrate and interpret a wide variety of subjects including academic excellence, health, africa, biology, neurosciences, physics, biotechnologies, etc.

This is the first time that the university of Cambridge has invited an artist to make a work of art in the chapel to illustrate Stephen Hawking’s research about black holes, Miguel Chevalier imagines an immersive environment made up of thousands of constellations that plunge the guests into the mystery of the universe. in the same spirit, each of the projections entices the audience into a remarkable and imaginative atmosphere where science meets spirituality.

Award-winning Game: Meta!Blast: The Leaf is a game that immerses the player in the action on and in a leaf. Intended as a supplement to in-class instruction for high school students, it lets users pilot a miniature bioship across a strange landscape, which features nematodes and a lumbering tardigrade.

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Currently on in Shanghai at Xintiandi’s Taiping Hu, the immersive Van Gogh Alive exhibition celebrates the work and life of the Dutch artist Vicent van Gogh. One of city’s most buzzed about shows, the curation reveals an unrealised genius who sold one painting while living. Both sad and inspiring, quotes from his personal letters are incorporated into the digital displays revealing the man behind some of today’s most iconic paintings. For more about his life check out the book The Letters of Vincent Van Gogh