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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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...

Eight Artists Receive Art + Technology Lab Grants

We are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2015 Art + Technology Lab grants!

A Piece of the Pie (Chart)

If you visit the Art + Technology Lab this weekend, you'll be invited to participate in artist Annina Rüst's project, A Piece of the Pie Chart. After signing a waiver, you'll pick up your "pie" (really more like a cookie, to ensure a long shelf life) and place it on a sensor that lets the robot know it's there...

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.


View the Art + Technology Lab Video