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Featured on South China Morning Post, Jun 12, 2020

TeamLab interactive digital art museum at Venetian Macao explores humans’ connection with nature

Japanese art collective TeamLab is launching a digital art museum in Macau this month after its original opening was delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Billed as a “body immersive” experience, the 5,000-square-metre museum with 8m-high ceilings will be filled with ever-changing artworks reflective of TeamLab’s mission to explore humans’ connection with nature in the digital age. (Excerpt from the text)

Featured on Time In, Jun 12, 2020

teamLab returns to open permanent exhibition in Macau

With original plans to open in January 2020, the teamLab SuperNature Macao exhibition was postponed due to the pandemic outbreak. Now almost half a year later, The Venetian Macao has just announced teamLab's return this June 15. Setting up as a permanent exhibition at The Venetian Macao, teamLab SuperNature is a one-of-a-kind body immersive museum complete with bright lights, flower blossoms, trampoline floors, graffiti forests, interactive slides, and much, much more. (Excerpt from the text)

Featured on TIP, May, 2020

TEAMLAB AND A REVOLUTIONARY NEW KIND OF ART

teamLab is one of the most exciting digital art collectives practicing today. Based in Tokyo, the group of artists, programmers, engineers, CG animators, mathematicians and architects create poetic, immersive pieces that draw you into another world. Their work is exhibited globally. Several spellbinding installations are on show at the permanent Future World exhibition at the ArtScience museum in Singapore. Yet, their work is not just about escapism. teamLab probes deeper, exploring ancient wisdom and visual cultures, encouraging us to reappraise our sense of self and relationship to the world around us. We caught up with founder, Toshiyuki Inoko, to find out more. (Excerpt from the text)

Featured on stir, May 25, 2020

teamLab muses the borderless, continuous relationship between us and the world

The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in a global lockdown that is adversely affecting economic growth, but simulateneously offering a much-needed respite for Mother Nature. As the skies turn bluer, trees greener, birds chirpier and animals bolder with adventures on city roads, the question on each of our minds is - what have we done to our planet, and in the process, to ourselves? (Excerpt from the text)

Featured on NEWSWITCH, May 6, 2020

色や光に包まれ浮遊する 感覚...「言語化できない何か」を物理空間に実装するチームラボ

移りゆく色や光に包まれ、飲み込まれ、浮遊するような感覚を体験できる、「チームラボ」の作品。日本のみならず、世界中で老若男女を虜にするさまざまな展示を手掛けてきた。ブランディングディレクターの工藤岳氏に、チームラボの目指すところ、その中での「色」の存在について伺った。(Excerpt from the text)

Featured on Conde Nast Traveller Italy , Spring, 2020

Conde Nast Traveller Italy

All'arrivo, guardando la città che non finisce all'orizzonte e i palazzi da film fantasy (il cui regista abbia un po' esagerato con gli effetti digital), pensi che davvero TOKYO non si abbraccia con uno sguardo solo, nemmeno dall'alto dei 634 metri del Tokyo Skytree, e la cartina, ammesso che si impari mai a leggerla, rischia di restare una nebulosa. (Excerpt from the text)

Featured on ART space, May 20, 2020

Could Artist Collectives Transform A Post-Corona Art World?

Last year, the UK art world was stunned when the winner of the 2019 Turner Prize was the entire shortlist of nominees. Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Helen Cammock, Oscar Murillo, and Tai Shani petitioned the judges of the UK’s most prestigious art award to award the prize to them as a collective called Abu Hamdan / Cammock / Murillo / Shani. The jury unanimously agreed, acknowledging the artists’ commitment to “commonality, multiplicity and solidarity.” This exceptional moment didn’t just reflect the collaborative power of art, but also shows how artist collectives have had a renaissance in recent decades. (Excerpt from the text)

Featured on The Singapore Architect, Mar, 2020

teamLab

Simone Chung: To begin, please tell the readers a bit about yourselves and how you ended up working in teamLab.
Takashi Kudo: My name is Takashi Kudo and I am from teamLab. Actually, I don't have a title on my business card. If you need some sort of designation then I would be the Communications Director - like a spokesperson, in charge of 'branding' from the communications aspect as well as projects in their initial stages that are yet to be defined. (Excerpt from the text)