LACMA Art + Technology Lab Announces 2021 Grant Recipients
(Los Angeles—July 14, 2021) The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2021 Art + Technology grants. The grant awards include monetary and in-kind support for projects that engage emerging technologies. LACMA issued the 2021 Request for Proposals in December 2020, and the museum received over 900 submissions, the most in the program’s eight-year history. The grant recipients selected for 2021 will explore reimagined ideas for rocket science, virtual reality and 3D video, multiplayer game spaces, and video gaming technology.
The Art + Technology Lab and its artist projects receive the support of an advisory board composed of leading innovators across a variety of technological industries. Advisory board members lend their experience and expertise and help drive the conversation around how museums will use new technology in the future. Advisory committee members include Hyundai, Snap Inc., SpaceX, and Google. Artists Micol Hebron and Dan Goods and technologist Chris DeFay are participating independent advisors, and Tobias Rees, founding director of the Berggruen Institute’s Transformations of the Human Program is a visiting advisor.