Works by James Clar, Robert Henke, S E T U P and more to be showcased at Beams London’s first art event
After opening in October last year with a series of parties that included performances by Honey Dijon, Michael Bibi, Denis Sulta, and more, The Beams reopens its doors to present Thin Air art exhibition in London. It will begin this Friday, March 17 through June 4, Wednesday through Sunday.
To take advantage of the 55-thousand-square-foot covered by Broadwick Live‘s post-industrial warehouse, the exhibition will bring together works by seven world-renowned artists and collectives who together will explore the boundaries between art and technology through light, sound, atmosphere, and experimental new media.
If that wasn’t enough, the group behind the iconic Printworks, Field Day and The Drumsheds, to name a few, has partnered with local schools to offer free tickets so that students can experience the impressive show. All while raising money to support the local community.
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Artists and collectives part of Thin Air at The Beams
404.zero: the project is a collaboration between Kristina Karpysheva and Alexandr Letsius who specialize in real-time art. They combine noise with random algorithms to stimulate reactions through the use of digital technology.
James Clar: his creations, which are mainly worked with light and technology, respond to his interest in how technologies shape human behavior. Using lasers, LEDs, or 3D printing elements, he recreates sculptural elements that seem to deform between dimensions.
Kimchi and Chips with Rosa Menkman: founded in Seoul in 2009 by Mimi Son and Elliot Woods, they combine Buddhist philosophy through art, science and philosophy, using advanced volumetric images and 3D projection, of which Son and Woods are considered pioneers.
Robert Henke: co-creator of cult music software Ableton Live, is one of the figures who redefined the way electronic music is created and experienced. The digital artist works with algorithmically generated images, laser installations and personal computer hardware.
S E T U P: founded in 2018, their mission to explore the expressive opportunities afforded by new digital technologies through light, programming and sculpture. Their special interest in working with image and spatial distortion, have led them to collaborate with musicians such as Skrillex.
Matthew Schreiber: addressing themes such as novelty and the occult, his works are notable for their large-scale laser light sculptures. The UCLA Arts Conditional Studio, meanwhile, aims to address political, technological and social issues through common computer algorithms and computer graphics.
Tickets for Thin Air art exhibition at The Beams
Located in the Royal Docks of East London, Thin Air’s regular performance schedule will be from 12pm to 9pm. Prices range from £10.00 to £25.00. Off-peak tickets are valid weekdays before 5pm, excluding public holidays. Buy your ticket here.