When Art Met Science

Molly Moser

OSA celebrated IDL 2018 by co-sponsoring an immersive art exhibit.

figureClockwise from top left: (1) Noemi Schipfer of Nonotak. (2) An attendee views Zero Point 1. (3) Ocean, the largest installation, featured lights across the floor as well as projected light. (4) An installation comprising synchronized, spinning fixtures. [Alessia Kirkland]

ARTECHOUSE, an art space with locations in Washington, D.C., and Albuquerque, N.M., USA, has a mission to inspire, educate and empower the creation of new, experiential and exploratory art—all enabled by science and technology. Thus, it was the perfect venue for a partnership celebrating the inaugural International Day of Light (IDL), which aimed to draw attention to the ubiquitous role that light plays in diverse areas of our daily lives.

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