Art + Technology Lab

Art + Technology Lab

A Report on the Art & Technology Program of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1967-1971
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Announcing Art + Technology Lab Artist Grant Awards

Drum roll . . . we are excited to announce the first round of Art + Technology Lab awards!

Last December, we announced the new Art + Technology program and issued the first call for proposals...

Derelict Electronics at the Art + Technology Lab

Last weekend, we hosted our first workshop at the Art + Technology Lab for the public. Noise artist Ryan Jordan of Derelict Electronics, led the session...


 

Inspired by the spirit of LACMA's original Art and Technology program (1967-1971), which paired artists with technology companies in Southern California, the Art + Technology Lab at LACMA supports artist experiments with emerging technology. The Lab provides grants, in-kind support, and facilities at the museum to develop prototype projects. 

On April 9, 2014, the museum selected five artist projects to be developed during the inaugural year of the Art + Technology Lab. Chosen from a pool of over 450 submissions, the winning proposals seek to engage artistic practice with emerging technologies in aerospace, astrophysics, augmented reality, robotics, and more. Interested artists and artist groups are invited to join the mailing list to receive future updates. Talks, demonstrations, and prototypes will be presented to the public throughout the year. Watch this space for upcoming events.

Introducing the Art + Technology Lab

The Art + Technology Lab is located in LACMA’s newly renovated Balch Research Library, transformed to house the project thanks to support from the Los Angeles County Productivity Investment Fund. The area is used for hands-on workshops and public programs, including talks and demonstrations by artists and technologists in residence. Additional Art + Technology programming will take place throughout the campus, including lectures, film screenings and activities for students and families.

 

View the Art + Technology Lab Video

Now on View at the Lab: The Deleted City 2.0, by Richard Vijgen.