teamLab Displays Artwork at Grand Central Terminal in New York

01.November.2020 | SPOT

Japanese art collective teamLab began displaying their permanent public artwork Continuous Life and Death at the Now of Eternity II, Grand Central Terminal at the One Vanderbilt skyscraper in New York on September 14, 2020. The world of the artwork becomes brighter with the sunrise of Manhattan, and becomes darker as the sun sets. The flowers that bloom change throughout the period of one year.

 

Who is teamLab?

teamLab is an interdisciplinary art collective founded in 2001 in Tokyo, whose team includes several hundred specialists from artists to programmers, engineers, CG animators, mathmeticians, architects, and more.

teamLab aims to explore the relationship between the self and the world and new perceptions through art, and that’s exactly what this piece does. In the flow of time of reality flowers are born, bloom, then in the course of time they wither and die. The flowers are eternally repeating the process of life and death. This process is captured in real time in the digital art piece.

Continuous Life and Death at the Now of Eternity II, Grand Central Terminal can be seen at the newly-opened 67-floor One Vanderbilt.

One Vanderbilt

Continuous Life and Death at the Now of Eternity II, Grand Central Terminal teamLab, 2020, Digital Work, Endless

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