teamLab at Radcliffe: What a Loving and Beautiful World

Date: 

Friday, October 16, 2015 (All day) to Saturday, December 19, 2015 (All day)

Location: 

Johnson-Kulukundis Family Gallery, Byerly Hall, 8 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

What a Loving and Beautiful World. Image courtesy of teamLabPresented by: Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study
Exhibition runs October 16-December 19.
Hours: Monday-Saturday, 12 noon-5 pm.
Free and open to the public.

Opening the redesigned Johnson-Kulukundis Family Gallery at the Radcliffe Institute is the newest multimedia exhibition by teamLab, which has been acclaimed by critics for its ability to digitally generate sophisticated and dreamlike worlds. Based in Japan, teamLab is a consortium of artists, engineers, and computer scientists specializing in unique ultra-technological installations, which intersect contemporary art, design, engineering, and computer science. This exhibition is only the second ever in the United States dedicated to teamLab.

In "teamLab at Radcliffe: What a Loving and Beautiful World," Chinese and Japanese characters appear on the walls of the gallery. When the viewer’s hand touches a character, an image of the meaning of the character emerges and interacts with images generated from other characters. The result is a colorful, multisensory space that continuously evolves as the images that are released from the characters influence one another. New visual worlds are constantly created, never repeated, immersing each visitor in their own unique experience.