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Artists will employ glass, sculpture and light itself to showcase the sublime beauty that light evokes aesthetically and thematically. The public will glean insight into scientific issues such as vision and optics, physiology of light energy, sustainability, light pollution and conservation.
A large part of the exhibition is reliant on audience participation. Step inside an infinite abyss with Refik Anandol’s audiovisual installation. Interact and move through large geometric forms that change color, audio and intensity during an immersive light experience by Circus Family. Escape into a cocoon constructed of steel, wool, and found objects that absorbs you in a field of playable light by Taylor Dean Harrison.
Artists: Adam Belt, Circus Family, Corey Broman, FoldHaus, Jason Webb, Refik Anadol, SKYGLOW and Taylor Dean Harrison
Collaborators: Antilop, Council Bluffs Community School District, International Dark-Sky Association, Echo Systems, First Sight Eyeglasses, Google, Refik Anadol Studio, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extreme Light Laboratory, University of Nebraska Medical Center/CRHD and WhyArts
Selected artwork in this exhibition is available for purchase.
Please contact a KANEKO gallery attendant for more information.
Viewers with light sensitivities please be advised.
This exhibition includes installations that use intense visual light stimulation effects. Please take caution if you are prone to seizures or are at risk for an adverse reaction.
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