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Featured on HYPEBEAST, Mar 17, 2021

teamLab Launches Unprecedented Digital Art and Sauna Experience

After illuminating Japan’s Kairakuen garden with interactive light installations, the art technologists at teamLab are back with an unprecedented experience that combines digital art with an actual sauna. Partnering up with Rinkan Sauna, the collaboration entitled “TikTok teamLab Reconnect” will feature immersive installations across different sauna facilities.(Excerpt from the text)

Featured on SURFACE, Mar 16, 2021

TeamLab Opens a Digital Art Sauna, and Other News

TeamLab is known for mind-bending visuals that push boundaries of how to experience art, but this feels like a first. In Tokyo’s Roppongi district, the digital art collective set up a giant tent complete with bursting flower walls and hundreds of butterflies darting around a screen of tiny water particles. It also includes a sauna, allowing visitors to navigate three art installations in their bathing suits. “Art is traditionally exhibited in luxurious places like palaces or museums,” says TeamLab member Takashi Kudo. “We wanted to create a luxurious state of mind for people to experience it.” Social distancing and ample ventilation were considered so the experience, which runs through the end of August, meets government standards.(Excerpt from the text)

Featured on TheIndianEXPRESS, Mar 14, 2021

Japan’s teamLab melds museum and sauna in fresh digital art experience

A wall of flower petals bursts into a thousand fragments. A huge ball levitates in the air, turning from red to blue to purple. Hundreds of butterflies dart around a screen of tiny water particles.

This is not a modern art museum, but the latest creation of Japan’s teamLab collective of engineers, artists and architects, anchored around a maze of seven saunas lit up in hues of red, green and yellow.(Excerpt from the text)

Featured on JAPANTODAY, Mar 14, 2021

Museum-sauna digital art experience

Employees of teamLab wearing swimming suits walk inside digital artwork combining light, water and sound during a demonstration of TikTok teamLab Reconnect, a digital artwork combined with sauna, ahead of its opening to the public this month in Tokyo, on Saturday. teamLab, a collective of engineers, artists and architects, took over an empty lot in the city's Roppongi district and over the last year erected a gigantic tent housing the sauna rooms and three immersive art installations.(Excerpt from the text)

Featured on REUTERS, Mar 13, 2021

Japan's teamLab melds museum and sauna in fresh digital art experience

TOKYO (Reuters) - A wall of flower petals bursts into a thousand fragments. A huge ball levitates in the air, turning from red to blue to purple. Hundreds of butterflies dart around a screen of tiny water particles.

This is not a modern art museum, but the latest creation of Japan’s teamLab collective of engineers, artists and architects, anchored around a maze of seven saunas lit up in hues of red, green and yellow. (Excerpt from the text)

Featured on マイナビニュース, 2021年3月4日

KDDI、チームラボの体験型アートを銀座で展示 オンラインでも参加可能

KDDIは3月4日、チームラボと合同で、通信やスマートフォンを活用した体験型アート作品の展示を実施すると発表した。会場は、東京・銀座の「GINZA 456 Created by KDDI」(以下、GINZA 456)で、会期を2回に分けて異なる作品を展示する。入場は予約制で、入場料は無料。オンラインでも体験できる。(本文抜粋)

Featured on artnet news, Spring, 2021

Superblue Wants to Blow Your Mind.

This edition of the Artnet Intelligence Report offers a glimpse of what’s ahead when the art market emerges from lockdown. We examine which digital innovations developed to help businesses remain afloat during the pandemic are here to stay—and what areas remain ripe for innovation in a hybrid digital-IRL future. Our trusted breakdown of international auction data reveals which segments have recovered most quickly (see: China) and which are lagging behind (see: art worth over $10 million).