Teamlab, Future World show


An interactive art gallery which also encourage interaction with other users and is able cater for all the age group and genders.

Of all the 15 installations, one of my favourite is the Flutter of Butterflies Beyond Borders. A stunning installation, visual appealing art piece. This installation brought me to a garden in a fantasy world, where I was surrounded by flowers and butterflies with a sweet aroma. What captured my attention the most is the level of interaction. I recalled looking for the motion detector that was monitoring our action and location, which I could not locate it. In this gallery, every movement we made caused the flowers to bud, grow, blossom and eventually wither and disappeared. Similarly, the butterflies die whenever someone touches it, this simulates the relationship between the nature and human in the present world. The cycle of birth and death repeats itself, continuing for eternity. The entire work changes continuously. But the same state will never be repeated.

Another memorable piece is the Crystal Universe. An eye-opening experience, a dream come true, just like entering the space. With thousands of lights blinking, it was like walking through thousands of diamonds or a palace made of diamond. When we first see the rolls of LED light, I was overwhelmed by it, I felt blissful just by looking at it. There is 2 parts to this installation, first being in the rolls of LED lights and viewing them from a distance. Both ways gave me a very different experience and I enjoyed both experience equally. To experience this installation completely, one has to view it both ways. In the rolls of LED lights, it was like travelling in the space with the stars attracting to me. Discovering diamonds and more of these diamond charging towards me. The colours and intensity of the light changing for me. Viewing the piece outside as a whole, it was as good as watching a fireworks directly in front of me. The changing lighting represent a person life, a person going through different phrase of life and change when a person enter (into your life), which impact your life. The action of controlling the lighting is similar to a person controlling his own life with the pattern of his life changing by the people in his life.

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