How can we use art to help a world that’s hurting SO badly?
What we create can bring people together, build opportunity and connection- even in strange and uncertain days like now.
George Berlin just returned from a 5 month project in the mountains of Taiwan designing and building huge light sculptures that will help transform a small village hurt by a typhoon in 2009.
Join us for tales of his grand adventures traveling across the world during a global pandemic: designing public art that serves the needs of a community, working with local teams to build it (and all the hand gestures it takes to communicate!) eating his way through two weeks of quarantine, and all the unique opportunities and experiences along the way.
We’ll dive into how he designs huge things on tiny screens, what it takes to enter a tightly restricted country right now, all the joys and pitfalls of taking designs from digital to reality, and how his work will impact the community in the long-term.
George Berlin brings delight and wonder across the globe, with massive projection mapping epics, light sculptures, and immersive installations for light festivals, museums, and events that win awards and deliver smiles.
Follow his adventures on Instagram @georgeberlinart or his website georgeberlin.com