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Friday, February 24, 2017

In Context: Teknopolis

This luminous showcase of interactive technology features three floors of innovative installation pieces that bridge the arts and digital media. Learn more about the artists and the technology behind their works through our series of curated links, videos, and articles. After you’ve attended the exhibit, let us know what you thought by posting in the comments below and on social media using #BAMTeknopolis.

Program Notes

Teknopolis (PDF)


Teknopolis: Art Installations that Tease the Senses (The New York Times)
“What I like about this project is that you don’t have that filter in front of you,” said Mr. Parker, who made “Lumarca” with Josh Holtsford. “You’re using your actual eyes. You know what you’re seeing is real. But it doesn’t make sense.”

Watch & Listen

BAM’s Teknopolis Merges Art & Technology for an Immersive Experience (YouTube)
Teknopolis is the first digital arts playground of its kind in Brooklyn—and the first time a BAM facility has been dedicated to an interactive, multi-space digital arts showcase for both youth and adult audiences.

VideoLumarca 153 installation at Eyebeam - Short Documentary with Matt Parker (YouTube)
An introduction to the visualization project created by Matt Parker, Albert Hwang and Elliot Woods.

Hakana├» / trailer (Vimeo)
Hakana├» is the union of two Japanese characters—one meaning “man” and the other “dream”—used to define the ephemeral and the fragile.

Now your turn...

What did you think? Tell us what's on your mind in the comments below and on social media using #BAMTeknopolis.

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