A BIT IN THE ABYSS

ARTIST: metaLAB
LOCATION: Upper Lansdowne

Harvard University’s metaLAB has created a unique, multisensory experience that embodies the Internet Archive’s mission: to store all of the world’s knowledge in digitized form.
 
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ART HUB

Light Installation
LOCATION: Prudential Tower

The Prudential Tower will be lit ART HUB in recognition of HUBweek Boston and the culmination of a weeklong series of events influenced by art, science, and technology.
 
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BETWEEN DOORS
 

ARTIST: LABSPACE STUDIO
(John Loerchner & Laura Mendes)

LOCATION: Lower Parking Deck

Part installation, part sociological survey, Between Doors invites audiences into an evolving narrative on the nature of choice.


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BOSTON BEATS:
POETRY IN MOTION

ARTISTS: The Society Of Urban Poetry & MetaMovements
LOCATION: Bleacher Bar, Fenway Concourse

Boston Beats: Poetry in Motion will take you on a literal literary performance ride impressed upon displaying the innovation that beat generation poetry is responsible for today.  

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BUILDING MEMORIES

ARTIST: ROBERT MALONEY
LOCATION: Upper Parking Deck

Inspired by the fluid and flawed process of our deteriorating memories, this installation projects textures and drawings onto architecturally inspired structures. 


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CAVE EXITS

ARTIST: PETER BURR
LOCATION: Fenway Concourse

An ambitious new project, CAVE EXITS is a multimedia narrative set inside a 4-channel video cube.


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CYBORG GARDEN

ARTIST: ZENOVIA TOLOUDI
LOCATION: Upper Parking Deck

An experiment between nature and technology, this cyborg hanging garden allows plants and artificial lights to co­exist and co­evolve based on people's movements.


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EPHEMIMORA

ARTISTS: MARCO GOMEZ & YULAN GRANT
LOCATION: Fenway Concourse

Members of the a pioneering, self-described “queer” collective “#KUNQ,” Yulan Grant (SHYBOI) and Marco Gomez (FALSE WITNESS DJ) will perform in the Fenway Concourse. Grant and Gomez, who recently performed at MoMA PS1, blur the lines between the contemporary artworld and the underground club scene.

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FIT

ARTIST: JIM KALAMBOKIS
LOCATION: Upper Lansdowne

Monumentally sized human figures will be projected into an architecturally segmented area so that figures will be squeezed and contorted to fit the unique constraints of the space.
 
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FLUX PERCEPTION

ARTISTS: NADA TARKHAN & AMAN SINGHVI
LOCATION: Fenway Concourse

Using sophisticated scientific methods, “Flux Perception” will transform airflow into light.


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GALLOP

ARTIST: CLAIRE EDER
LOCATION: Lower Parking Deck

A site-specific projection, Claire Eder’s installation is inspired by her sustained interest in the movement of animals and Fenway Park’s history.


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GRAFFITI VS. PROJECTION

ARTISTS: CEDRIC DOUGLAS & KYLE BRANDSE
LOCATION: Lower Lansdowne

This performative project will blend graffiti and projection.


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HEALING POOL

ARTIST: BRIAN KNEP
LOCATION: Upper Lansdowne

Healing Pool uses custom algorithms to create a glowing pool of organic patterns on the floor.
 
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i want to sox yuO

ARTISTS: YASSY GOLDIE & GJYD
LOCATION: Souvenir Shop, Lower Lansdowne

Visitors will enter an actual Fenway souvenir shop, where they will encounter a large screen projecting actual silent videos—cheap “infomercials”—inspired by creation and marketing of Red Sox memorabilia. 


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JUST A FEELING

ARTIST: MAGDA FERNANDEZ
LOCATION: Lower Lansdowne

"Just a Feeling" (2015) is a short, single-channel video of a woman walking down an urban street at night, constantly looking over her shoulder. 
 
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life SOURCE

ARTISTS: ROBERT TRUMBOUR & JON SAKATA
LOCATION: Upper Lansdowne

This installation recalls an earlier landscape that once thrived along the Charles River’s edge.


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LIME LIGHT

ARTISTS: DAVID KENNEDY, BENJAMIN PEEK & JACOB MANS
LOCATION: Upper Parking Deck

An object d’art and architectural experience, Lime Light appears from a distance as a curious wooden box. 


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NIGHT SIGNALS

ARTIST: BEN HOUGE
LOCATION: Upper Parking Deck

“Night Signals” transforms one long wall of a parking garage on Lansdowne St. into a richly textured media space that features real-time audio and video recordings of passing traffic.


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OVATION
 

ARTISTS: HEATHER KAPPLOW & LIZ NOFZIGER
LOCATION: Fenway Concourse

Ovation washes you in a giant wave of love. It wasn't love originally intended for you, but the artists have managed to obtain it and are giving it to you as a gift. Bathe yourself in it for as long as you would like.


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P.L.A.Y.
(Poetry, Light, Art, and You)

ARTIST: DELL M. HAMILTON
Location: Upper Lansdowne

An interactive, communal, and virtual poetry reading about light, P.L.A.Y. invites individuals to improvise a poem, read a poem of their choice, or choose a poem to orate.
 
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PROJECTIVE DUALISM 2.0

ARTIST: WENDY W. FOK
LOCATION: Lower Lansdowne

A participatory installation, Projective Dualism 2.0 seeks to explore the difficulty of privacy, anonymity, responsibility in cities that are subject to surveillance.
 
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PUBLIC SATELLITES

ARTIST: DANIEL DELUCA
LOCATION: Upper Parking Deck

To explore how people collect and share information using low tech, as if in a space mission, Public Satellites will allow ILLUMINUS participants to engage with the festival and each other by distributing cameras, recorders, radio, written notes, and transmitters. 


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REQUIEM FOR RHINOCEROS:
 

ARTIST: DAVID NUNEZ
LOCATION: Upper Parking Deck

A street performance commemorating the final days of the nearly-extinct Northern White Rhino, “Requiem for Rhinoceros” will call attention to the five white rhinos that exist on earth today by giving flight to robotic puppet effigies.


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SLOSS, KERR, ROSENBERG & MOORE

ARTISTS: MARY ELLEN STROM & ANN CARLSON
LOCATION: Lower Parking Deck

On loan from the Museum of Fine Arts, the video “Sloss, Kerr, Rosenberg, & Moore” was made with four practicing, successful New York City litigators.


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THE ELECTROFUNK MIXTAPE: ILLUMINUS EDITION

ARTIST: NETTRICE GASKINS
LOCATION: Fenway Concourse

Inspired by the TR-808 Drum Machine, which created an entirely new platform for musicians in the 1980s, these artists will use sensors and music to create a multimedia spectacle in a concourse of Fenway Park.


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THE GREATISH
SHOW ON EARTH
 

ARTIST: DEVON BRYANT
LOCATION: Souvenir Shop, Lower Lansdowne

A pre­existing sign inspires a complete transformation of a souvenir shop into a multi­level circus spectacle. Lights flicker and flash, carnival posters move, and strange performers peek out through open windows.

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TOUCH THIS

ARTISTS: JESSE KAMINSKY & ISABELLA KOEN
LOCATION: Lower Parking Deck

Projected on tin foil, a material that invokes the feeling of sci-fi movies, a large-scale, two-channel video installation will live on the Lower Parking Deck.


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UNTITLED (1995-2007)

ARTIST: PAT FALCO
LOCATION: Upper Parking Deck

A group of old technologies, like out of date TV's and DVD players that have been found on street curbs, will be arranged like stones in a cemetery.


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VISITING THAHAB

ARTIST: NABEELA VEGA
LOCATION: Upper Parking Deck

“Visiting Thahab” explores the identity of a Muslim American femme in the post-9/11 diaspora. 
 
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WAKING THE MONSTER

ARTISTS: MARIA FINKELMEIER, RYAN EDWARDS & SAM OKERSTROM-LANG
LOCATION: Upper Lansdowne

A cohort of New England­-based musicians, composers, and visual artists will transform Boston’s iconic “Green Monster” into a giant percussion instrument. 
 
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YOUR HEART IS A PRISM

ARTIST: KEVIN CLANCY
LOCATION: Upper Parking Deck

An immersive video installation with live light manipulations accompanied by a live sound score, “Your Heart is a Prism” will create a meditative space for the audience.


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