Featured on the japan times, Feb 23, 2023

TeamLab goes to the opera

The massively popular and family-friendly art collective teamLab is trying its hand at the high brow. A new production of Giacomo Puccini’s final opera, the stormy and bloody “Turandot,” comes to Tokyo after its 2022 premiere in Geneva. The production, performed by Tokyo Nikikai Opera, runs Feb. 23 to 26 at Tokyo Bunka Kaikan, with musical direction by Diego Matheuz, stage direction by Daniel Kramer and stage design and scenography by teamLab. (Excerpt from the text)

Featured on REUTERS, Feb 25, 2023

Light show meets opera as new 'Turandot' seeks to lure people back to theatre

TOKYO, Feb 24 (Reuters) - A kaleidoscopic light show has helped reinvent Giacomo Puccini's opera "Turandot" currently playing in Tokyo - a production which aims to bring people back into theatres now that the pandemic has eased. The opera, reimagined by American director Daniel Kramer in collaboration with teamLab, the Japanese group famed for its digital art installations, employs dazzling displays of lasers and three-dimensional light sculptures. (Excerpt from the text)

Featured on yahoo!news, Feb 25, 2023

Light show meets opera in Tokyo's 'Turandot'

I have loved teamLab since the minute I first saw their work, because for me, they mix something ancient with something futuristic. You cannot see this on Netflix. You cannot get this on social media. It is a three-dimensional, immersive, operatic experience where both the sound and the lasers and the projection and the light are vibrating through you live. It’s an immersive experience. It’s totally different.(Excerpt from the text)

Featured on TIme Out, Feb 24, 2023

teamLab's scenography for the Tokyo staging of Turandot the opera is breathtaking

In 1924, prominent Italian composer Giacomo Puccini wrote an opera about a Chinese emperor endeavouring to find a suitor for his unmarried daughter, Princess Turandot. Puccini died before he could complete the final act of his last masterpiece, which left the door open for subsequent generations of composers and artists to offer their interpretations of the show. Now, almost a century after Puccini's death, art collective teamLab has made its foray into scenography with a new staging of Turandot in collaboration with director Daniel Kramer. (Excerpt from the text)

Featured on Travel OFF Path, Feb 5, 2023

7 Exciting Museum Openings To Check Out This Year

The international art collective, teamLab, is relocating its popular Borderless project to central Tokyo’s Toranomon-Azabudai development. This digital art museum is an Instagrammers dream where visitors become immersed in the all-encompassing art. Based on the concept of “wander, explore, discover in one borderless world,” the museum’s digital displays are something special to see. In 2019 Time Magazine named the museum’s original location as one of the World’s Greatest Places.(Excerpt from the text)

Featured on Wallpaper, Dec 16,2022

Stage architecture, from Disney to dance

The finest stage architecture immerses and delights, enhancing any performance or cultural experience and elevating entertainment to new heights. These amazing designs can be found across the globe and in all weathers, from ABBA Voyage(opens in new tab)’s monumental, temporary ABBA Arena(opens in new tab) in east London, to teamLab’s art-fuelled staging in Tokyo, and Gala dance festival's Beacon summer pavilions in Peckham. Elsewhere, New York-based design group Yellow Studio has curated the set for the 30-year celebration of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, combining period-inspired gauze structures with video mapping and archival sketches. (Excerpt from the text)