The ultra-technologist art group, teamLab, opens the world’s first digital art museum called ‘MORI Building DIGITAL ART MUSEUM: EPSON teamLab Borderless’ in Tokyo this summer.
Be prepared to try the borderless world!
People around the world now are adding this one-of-a-kind experience destination to their Japan bucket list when the world-leading Japanese digital art collective teamLab finally unveiled their new awe-inspiring permanent digital art museum on June 21 for visitors.
Housed in Mori Building, teamLab collaborates with local urban landscape developer Mori Building Co. Ltd to produce this wonderful light display, which spreads across two floors in a large space in Tokyo’s Odaiba area.
As an art collective and interdisciplinary group, teamLab consists of various specialist from a wide range of field such as artists, programmers, engineers, CG animators, mathematicians and architects. This collaborative practice aims to navigate through the confluence of art, science, technology, design and the natural world and to explore new relationship between human and nature, oneself and the world. Digital technology has allowed art to be expressed from the physical and transcend boundaries. Through this concept, teamLab sees no boundary between human and its surrounding as everything exists in a long, fragile but miraculous and borderless continuity of life.
MORI Building DIGITAL ART MUSEUM: EPSON teamLab Borderless features approximately 50 amazing digital artworks. With the help of 520 computers and 470 projectors (cooperated by EPSON), MORI Building DIGITAL ART MUSEUM: EPSON teamLab Borderless features approximately 50 amazing digital artworks in a massive 10,000 m² space to create an illusion of infinite light where it changes color, zooms throughout different sections and synchronizes with the ambient music. One of the digital artworks, ‘Crystal Universe’, will make you feel like you are in a universe. In this room, a huge number of lights being lined up in different forms and clusters, welcoming visitors to walk to the art itself. The walls and the ground are made of mirrors, creating an illusion of infinite lights.
Mr. Inoko, a teamLab representative said that,