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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This Used to Be the Future

Artist Rachel Sussman received a grant from our Art + Technology Lab to research Deep Time and deep space to inform new work. Here, she reflects upon her investigation by recalling her visits to NASA Ames Research Center in the Bay Area...

Artists Choi and Kang Bend Time at LACMA

Recently, Taeyoon Choi and E Roon Kang presented the culmination of their year-long artist project, funded through our Art + Technology program, over the course of a weekend at LACMA. The project, called In Search of Personalized Time, has been an ongoing investigation of what the artists call “time based on perception and consensus...”

Art, Technology, and Collaboration

This spring, we presented John Craig Freeman’s project EEG AR: Things We Have Lost through our Art + Technology Lab. The project seeks to raise the question “What has Los Angeles lost?”, using augmented reality technologies...

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 December 9, 2014, the museum issued the call for proposals from artists interested in developing projects commencing in the spring of 2015. Awards will be announced in May, 2015.

Art + Technology Lab Video

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.


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