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Listening Forest by Rafael Lozano-Hemmer

Exhibition
North Forest

Crystal Bridges’ North Forest is coming to life once again with a brand-new outdoor, nighttime experience. It’s time to listen in.

Wednesday, Thursday, and Sunday Nights:

Adults: $22 | Adult members: $15
Youth 7-18: $10 | Youth members 7-18: $7
Kids 6 and under: FREE

Friday, and Saturday Nights:

Adults: $27 | Adult members: $20
Youth 7-18: $15 | Youth members 7-18: $12
Kids 6 and under: FREE

Closed: Mondays and Tuesdays; Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas

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*Advanced tickets are encouraged.
Walk-up tickets are available as capacity allows and are an additional $5 for each ticket category.

Arkansas Text Stream, simulation by Antimodular Studio

Listening Forest, created by artist Rafael Lozano-Hemmer, uses light, sound, and projections to create an interactive walk through the woods. This site-specific exhibition brings together eight immersive installations, each one activated by you: your heart rate, your body, your voice, and your movements direct the forest’s response. This project brings together art and technology in a natural setting to create poetic, shared experiences and features a soundtrack composed by electronic musician Scanner (Robin Rimbaud).

Add your heartbeat to an array of 3,000 lightbulbs each glimmering to the pulse of a different participant from the past. Control giant, 20-foot-tall stick figures made of light. Leave a voice recording that will join a chorus of echoes left by previous forest visitors, and much more.

The forest is listening–how will you respond?

About Rafael Lozano-Hemmer

Lozano-Hemmer is an award-winning media artist originally from Mexico City. He creates platforms for public participation using technologies such as robotic lights, digital fountains, computer vision, artificial intelligence, and telematic networks. His work has been commissioned by events such as the Vancouver Olympics, collected by museums including MoMA, Hirshhorn, Tate, and SFMOMA, and exhibited in art biennials in Venice, Sydney, New Orleans, Shanghai, and Singapore, among others. Listening Forest will be the most significant display of his outdoor installations to date, providing a mid-career survey of his largest works.

Rafael Lozano-Hemmer

Listening Forest Sponsors

Willard & Pat Walker Charitable Foundation, Inc.

Kenneth and Mandy Davis

10th Anniversary Season Sponsors

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