CHIMACLOUD IN TIMES SQUARE

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The works by artist Saya Woolfalk are breathtaking. Amazing, interactive, colorful (to say the least), digital and ALWAYS inviting. Curator Savona Bailey-McClain will interview Saya Woolfalk about her journey and artistic practice. The interview will be available online starting Friday evening after a live broadcast. ChimaClouds is on view through June 30th in the heart of Times Square as apart of Midnight Moment.

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Artist Saya Woolfalk

 

SAYA WOOLFALK  (Japan, 1979) is a New York based artist who uses science fiction and fantasy to re-imagine the world in multiple dimensions. She has exhibited at PS1/MoMA; Deitch Projects; Contemporary Art Museum, Houston; Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati; the Brooklyn Museum; Asian Art Museum, CA; Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago; the Studio Museum in Harlem; the Frist Center for the Visual Arts; The Yerba Buena Center; The Newark Museum; Third Streaming; MCA San Diego; MoCA Taipei; and Performa 09, and has been written about in the New Yorker, Sculpture Magazine, Artforum, Artforum.com, ARTNews, The New York Times, the Huffington Post and on Art21’s blog. Her first solo museum show, The Empathics, was on view at the Montclair Art Museum in the fall of 2012. Her second solo museum exhibition, ChimaTEK Life Products, was on view at the Chrysler Museum of Art in the fall of 2014. She recently completed a new video installation commission for the Seattle Art Museum, and is a 2014 recipient of a NYFA grant in Digital/Electronic Arts. She is represented by Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, NYC and teaches in the BFA and MFA programs at Parsons: The New School for Design. Visit http://www.sayawoolfalk.com/ for more information.

Midnight Moment

Midnight Moment is the largest coordinated effort in history by the sign operators in Times Square to display synchronized, cutting-edge creative content on electronic billboards and newspaper kiosks throughout Times Square every night. The program premiered in May 2012 and is organized and supported by the Times Square Advertising Coalition in partnership with Times Square Arts, the public art program for the Times Square Alliance, with additional partners of participating sign holders and artists.
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