Random International will debut a new permanent commissioned work, Self and Other (for the Albert Embankment), on the Albert Embankment Plaza during Art Night, a free contemporary art festival taking place July 7 in London. This will be the first permanent, public, outdoor worked Random International has created in the United Kingdom, and is one of twelve projects organized byRalph Rugoff, the director of the Hayward, for the festival. This "responsive sculpture translates the onlooker’s full-le
Random International's site-specific Rain Room is on view for the first time in the Middle East, presented by the Sharjah Foundation at Al Majarrah Park. This immersive installation simulates the experience of continuous rainfall and invites the audience to move through the downpour yet remain dry, as their movements trigger motion sensors that pause the rainfall when their movements are detected. Rain Room reflects the relationship between man and machine and centers on audience interaction.
Random International: Everything & Nothing is now on view at the Yuz Museum. The first solo exhibition for Random International in Asia, Everything & Nothing encompasses new works alongside established pieces of pivotal significance within the artists’ practice, dealing with such themes as simulation, decision-making, and automation in an immediate and sensory way. The exhibition marks the return of Rain Room to the Yuz Museum, where it made its debut in Asia in 2015, and well as its fir
Random International, Leo Villareal, and teamLab will participate in The Future of Light Art, a symposium focused on a new frontier of scientific research on the nature of light, and the impact it will have on artistic possibilities. Thursday, February 8 at 4:30 pm: Hannes Koch and Florian Ortkrass, Random International "When you can't see what is not touching you" Thursday, February 8 at 4:30 pm: Leo Villareal "Light + Code as Medium" Friday, February 9 at 10 am: Takashi Kudo, teamLab "D
Presented at the Roundhouse in London, Wayne McGregor's +/- Human is a multi-disciplinary exhibition featuring a new work by Random International. Zoological is an interactive swarm composed of a flock of flying spheres, each programmed with an algorithm to react intelligently to their environment and move collectively to music composed by Mark Pritchard. On Friday and Saturday evenings, there will be new dance performances choreographed by Wayne McGregor to interact directly with the spheres an
Random International will be participating in the 2017 edition of Glasstress, an exhibition of glass works at the Palazzo Franchetti in Venice, curated by Dimitri Ozerkov, Herwig Kempinger, and Adriano Berengo. Glasstress was started by Adriano Berengo as a way to connect contemporary artists with the rich tradition of glass-making on the Venetian island of Murano. The special exhibition has run concurrently with the Venice Biennale since 2009. Glasstress 2017 will be on view from May 11 throu
This year, Grüntuch Ernst Labs the Former Jewish Girls School presents Random International's Swarm Study IX, an immersive video installation on view at the Chemnitz train station in Berlin. Swarm Study IX is the artists' first permanent, public installation in Germany. Learn more on Random International's website here.
Los Angeles County Museum of Art offers ticketing for Random International’s Rain Room through November 22, 2016 as a continuation of the exhibition which ran through April 2016. The acclaimed installation is an environment of perpetually falling water, that pauses wherever a human body is detected, offering visitors an opportunity to experience the impossible: the ability to control rain. For more information and tickets visit LACMA's website here.
Pace Art + Technology, founded by Pace President Marc Glimcher, is the gallery’s new program dedicated to collaboration with interdisciplinary art groups, collectives and studios whose works explore the confluence of art and technology. The program is an expansion of Pace’s longstanding commitment to artistic approaches that emphasize digital and technological methods. Tickets to teamLab: Living Digital Space and Future Parks are now available at teamlabpace.eventbrite.com. Marc Glimcher