ABOUT THE EXHIBIT

Future Sketches

by Zach Lieberman

January 17, 2020 - March 1, 2020

Imagine different possible futures - for the intersection of computation and design, for the interaction between humans and computers, and for an expressive augmented reality.

 

Now, imagine yourself in it. 

We are thrilled to kick off our Washington D.C. 2020 season with Future Sketches, a collaboration with one of the most dynamic pioneers in the field of coding and interactive media.

 

Zach Lieberman creates digital poetry through code, technology and theory. He writes his own software to create his artwork, and is a co-creator of openFrameworks, an open source C++ toolkit for creative coding.


Future Sketches is the first solo exhibition of Lieberman’s work in Washington D.C., with an emphasis on his eclectic style of sketching with code for creative exploration. The installations presented draw on over a decade of work and research in the field of media art, exploring how the body, voice and gesture can be transformed in expressive ways.

Expect to be surprised at every corner, as the boundaries between the visible and invisible are broken down. 

 

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Zach Lieberman

"Technology should always be in service of the idea. The idea should be something that is poetic or that tells us about what it means to be human. When I create work, I don’t want people to point at it and say, 'That’s dope software.' I want them to say, 'That’s a beautiful idea.'”

Zach Lieberman is an artist, researcher and educator with a simple goal: he wants visitors to be surprised and inspired.  In his work, he creates performances and installations that take human gesture as input and amplify them in different ways -- making drawings come to life, imagining what a voice might look like if we could see it, and transforming people's silhouettes into music. 

 

He's been listed as one of Fast Company's Most Creative People and his projects have won the Golden Nica from Ars Electronica, Interactive Design of the Year from Design Museum London as well as listed in Time Magazine's Best Inventions of the Year. He helped start the School for Poetic Computation, a school examining the lyrical possibilities of code. 

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ADMISSION & HOURS

ALL AGES

 Daily - 10AM - 6PM

AFTER HOURS (21+)

Sun-Thurs - 6PM - 10PM

Fri & Sat - 6PM - 11PM

AR Bar operates starting

5PM Tues-Thurs and 11AM Fri - Sat

Hours are subject to change.

To purchase alcoholic drinks or attend After Hours Sessions visitors must be 21+ and provide a valid government ID.

Recommended for all ages.

 

TICKETS

ONLINE

Adults (15-64) $16

Students, Seniors & Military $13

Children (2-14) $8

ONSITE

Adults (15-64) $20

Students, Seniors & Military $15

Children (2-14) $10

 

All visitors ages 2 and above require admission tickets.  

All ticket sales are final. 

No refunds, exchanges or transfers.

 

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