Voting resources, early voting, and poll worker information - VOTE. ... Adafruit is open and shipping.
0

Yayoi Kusama’s Mesmerizing Infinity Rooms Embark on a North American Tour #ArtTuesday

Kusama infinity mirrored room 02

Via Robbreport

When the Broad museum opened its doors last year in downtown Los Angeles, aesthetes from across the globe flocked to the contemporary art mecca to see a remarkable collection of more than 2,000 art pieces. Though seeing works from artistic greats such as Andy Warhol, Ed Ruscha, and Robert Therrien is more than worth a trip to the avant-garde museum, the attraction that continues to draw the most attention is Infinity Mirrored Room—The Souls of Millions of Light Years Away. Created by legendary octogenarian artist Yayoi Kusama, the experiential exhibit utilizes walls of mirrors, pools of water, and endless strands of multicolored LED lights to create a colorful kaleidoscope that each guest experiences individually for around a minute.

The beloved installation helped inspire Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors, a traveling exhibition that will debut at the Smithsonian’s Hirshhorn Museum in February before making stops at the Seattle Art Museum (June 30 to September 10, 2017), the Broad (October 2017 to January 2018), the Art Gallery of Ontario (March to May 2018),9 and the Cleveland Museum of Art (July to October 2018). In addition to paintings, sculptures, and other artwork from the 1950s to the present, the exhibition will also showcase the evolution of Kusama’s infinity rooms.

The installation begins with Infinity Mirror Room—Phalli’s Field (1965), a whimsical collection of red-dotted tubes in a mirror-lined room. Next, guests will glimpse the dizzying Infinity Mirror Room—Love Forever (1966), a chamber of colorful flashing lights. Dots Obsession—Loved Transformed into Dots (2009) explores Kusama’s love of polka dots through a throng of inflatable balls covered with black dots. Aftermath of Obliteration of Eternity (2009) and Infinity Mirrored Room—The Souls of Millions of Light Years Away (2013) use lanterns, LED lights, and mirrors to seemingly extend the exhibitions into eternity. Kusama’s hands-on installation, The Obliteration Room (2002), will serve as the finale. Guests are invited to decorate the all-white living-room replica with a rainbow of multicolored polka-dot stickers.

See more!

Kusama phallis field 03



Adafruit has had paid day off for voting for our team for years, if you need help getting that going for your organization, let us know – we can share how and why we did this as well as the good results. Here are some resources for voting by mail, voting in person, and some NY resources for our NY based teams as well. If there are additional resources to add, please let us know – adafruit.com/vote

Stop breadboarding and soldering – start making immediately! Adafruit’s Circuit Playground is jam-packed with LEDs, sensors, buttons, alligator clip pads and more. Build projects with Circuit Playground in a few minutes with the drag-and-drop MakeCode programming site, learn computer science using the CS Discoveries class on code.org, jump into CircuitPython to learn Python and hardware together, TinyGO, or even use the Arduino IDE. Circuit Playground Express is the newest and best Circuit Playground board, with support for CircuitPython, MakeCode, and Arduino. It has a powerful processor, 10 NeoPixels, mini speaker, InfraRed receive and transmit, two buttons, a switch, 14 alligator clip pads, and lots of sensors: capacitive touch, IR proximity, temperature, light, motion and sound. A whole wide world of electronics and coding is waiting for you, and it fits in the palm of your hand.

Join 24,000+ makers on Adafruit’s Discord channels and be part of the community! http://adafru.it/discord

Have an amazing project to share? The Electronics Show and Tell is every Wednesday at 7pm ET! To join, head over to YouTube and check out the show’s live chat – we’ll post the link there.

Join us every Wednesday night at 8pm ET for Ask an Engineer!

Follow Adafruit on Instagram for top secret new products, behinds the scenes and more https://www.instagram.com/adafruit/

CircuitPython – The easiest way to program microcontrollers – CircuitPython.org


Maker Business — To make it through a tough business cycle, layoffs should be a last resort

Wearables — Ornaments to the rescue

Electronics — Keep track of those rails!

Python for Microcontrollers — Python on Microcontrollers Newsletter: VSC for RasPi/Chromebook, projects and more! #Python #Adafruit #CircuitPython #ElectronicHalloween @micropython @ThePSF

Adafruit IoT Monthly — Matrix Portal, Solar Lawn Sprinkler and more!

Microsoft MakeCode — micro:bit version 2 Announced!

EYE on NPI — Maxim’s Himalaya uSLIC Step-Down Power Module #EyeOnNPI @maximintegrated @digikey

New Products – Adafruit Industries – Makers, hackers, artists, designers and engineers! — New Products 10/14/2020 featuring Adafruit Grayscale 1.5″ OLED Graphic Display – STEMMA QT/Qwiic!

Get the only spam-free daily newsletter about wearables, running a "maker business", electronic tips and more! Subscribe at AdafruitDaily.com !



No Comments

No comments yet.

Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.