Skye Sherwin

From Kusama to Superblue: the rise of immersive art

Skye Sherwin charts the ascent of practices addressing more than the eye

teamLab, Flowers and People, Cannot be Controlled but Live Together – Transcending Boundaries, A Whole Year per Hour, 2017.  Sound: Hideaki Takahashi. Installation view of 'Every Wall is a Door', Superblue Miami, 2021.  © teamLab. Courtesy of Pace Gallery, New York City, Geneva, Hong Kong, London, Palm Beach, Palo Alto, and Seoul.
teamLab, Flowers and People, Cannot be Controlled but Live Together – Transcending Boundaries, A Whole Year per Hour, 2017.  Sound: Hideaki Takahashi. Installation view of 'Every Wall is a Door', Superblue Miami, 2021.  © teamLab. Courtesy of Pace Gallery, New York City, Geneva, Hong Kong, London, Palm Beach, Palo Alto, and Seoul.
teamLab, Flowers and People, Cannot be Controlled but Live Together – Transcending Boundaries, A Whole Year per Hour, 2017. Sound: Hideaki Takahashi. Installation view of 'Every Wall is a Door', Superblue Miami, 2021. © teamLab. Courtesy of Pace Gallery, New York City, Geneva, Hong Kong, London, Palm Beach, Palo Alto, and Seoul.
teamLab, Massless Clouds Between Sculpture and Life, 2020. Installation view of 'Every Wall is a Door', Superblue Miami, 2021. Sound: teamLab. © teamLab. Courtesy of Pace Gallery, New York City, Geneva, Hong Kong, London, Palm Beach, Palo Alto, and Seoul.
teamLab, Massless Clouds Between Sculpture and Life, 2020. Installation view of 'Every Wall is a Door', Superblue Miami, 2021. Sound: teamLab. © teamLab. Courtesy of Pace Gallery, New York City, Geneva, Hong Kong, London, Palm Beach, Palo Alto, and Seoul.
teamLab, Massless Clouds Between Sculpture and Life, 2020. Installation view of 'Every Wall is a Door', Superblue Miami, 2021. Sound: teamLab. © teamLab. Courtesy of Pace Gallery, New York City, Geneva, Hong Kong, London, Palm Beach, Palo Alto, and Seoul.
No One is an Island, presented by Random International, Superblue, Studio Wayne McGregor, and BMW i; dancers: Jacob O’Connell and Rebecca Bassett-Graham (Company Wayne McGregor). © BMW AG (10/2021). Photo by Ravi Deepres.
No One is an Island, presented by Random International, Superblue, Studio Wayne McGregor, and BMW i; dancers: Jacob O’Connell and Rebecca Bassett-Graham (Company Wayne McGregor). © BMW AG (10/2021). Photo by Ravi Deepres.
No One is an Island, presented by Random International, Superblue, Studio Wayne McGregor, and BMW i; dancers: Jacob O’Connell and Rebecca Bassett-Graham (Company Wayne McGregor). © BMW AG (10/2021). Photo by Ravi Deepres.
DRIFT, Meadow, 2017. Installation view at Superblue Miami, 2021. Photo by Oriol Tarridas Photography.
DRIFT, Meadow, 2017. Installation view at Superblue Miami, 2021. Photo by Oriol Tarridas Photography.
DRIFT, Meadow, 2017. Installation view at Superblue Miami, 2021. Photo by Oriol Tarridas Photography.

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