fbpx
tag Sign Up for our Newsletter
Site Logo
Don't miss to receive the art world's most entertaining newsletter - every Thursday.
Subscribe
Sign up for the newsletter and receive updates, invitations and lots of inspiration.
Become a members
Spaday needed? teamLab makes us sweat in a sauna
The collective is working on a digital bathhouse experience
Art x Tech 27 Jan 2021


Photo: teamLab‘Levitation’

It’s no secret to say that teamLab is huge in Japan – not only are the two local museums essential sightseeing musts on any trip to Tokyo, but also the art collective keeps working on innovative pop ups and temporary installations, just think of their magical garden.

However, their newest gig, teamLab Reconnect, brings light art and digital projection to a whole new, and sweaty, level. Located in Tokyo’s Roppongi hood, teamLab Reconnect combines a traditional sauna experience with the group’s signature art.

The exhibition will consist of three special themed areas designed to play with our senses: the traditional sauna, a cold water bath and the art bath. The surrounding artworks, all based around the theme of supernatural visions, will invite you to reconnect with your body and mind by experiencing these various surroundings.

So far, two pieces of art have been announced. The James Turrell-like ‘Levitation’ (pictured above) uses teamLab’s classic technique of art that responds to the viewer’s physical presence. When approached or touched, the glowing ball will fall and move around, but when left alone, it will rise back into its original position.


Photo: teamLab‘Proliferating Immense Life – A Whole Year per Year’

teamLab Reconnect
teamLab Reconnect will open from March to August 2021. More information on tickets, opening hours and Covid-19 prevention measures will be announced later, so keep an eye on the official website.

You May Also Like

The Art News You Missed While Living for the Emmys Red Carpet Looks
The Art News You Missed While Living for the Emmys Red Carpet Looks
Highlighting All Things Self Love With TikTok
Highlighting All Things Self Love With TikTok
Forget Horoscopes - Your Best & Worst Trait Based on Your Art Taste!
Forget Horoscopes - Your Best & Worst Trait Based on Your Art Taste!
Maria Qamar’s latest solo show, Me Meraself and I, opens virtually in New York
Maria Qamar’s latest solo show, Me Meraself and I, opens virtually in New York
#GoodNews: There Was Pet A Gala This Week
#GoodNews: There Was Pet A Gala This Week
Art Collecting 101 Chat with Beth Redmond
Art Collecting 101 Chat with Beth Redmond
Subscribe
Sign up for the newsletter and receive updates, invitations and lots of inspiration.

LATEST JOBS

Loans Manager (Maternity Cover)
Royal Collection Trust - London, UK
Fellowship Administrator (Part-time)
Art Canada Institute (ACI) - Toronto, Canada
Project Administrator - Transforming Collections: Reimagining Art, Nation and Heritage
UAL’s Decolonising Arts Institute - London, UK
Upper East Side gallery seeking gallery assistant
Edward Tyler Nahem - New York, USA
ALL 165 JOBS