Superficial Superglow: OPENINGS

August 2008 - January 2009
UCLA Architecture & Urban Design
UCLA Design | Media Arts
by Andrea Boeck, Jihyun Kim, and Justin Lui

LACE (Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions), Hollywood, 2008-2009

OPENINGS is an interactive storefront installation, built into the exterior wall of the Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (LACE) gallery in Hollywood. Located at a border condition between the urban context of Hollywood Blvd. and the art gallery environment of LACE, OPENINGS uses architectural strategies and interactive media to address these two seemingly disparate zones, and functions as an active membrane between them - pulling Hollywood Blvd. into LACE gallery and LACE gallery onto the street.

Project Funding: UCLA Arts Forum
Travel Funding: Charles Moore Traveling Fellowship
Instructor: David Erdman
Outside Advisors: Dana Cuff (Citylab), Jeff Burke (CENS), Mark Hansen (Statistics), Casey Reas (D|MA)
TA: Jonathan Oelschig

Video of OPENINGS, at LACE Gallery.

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