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Steve Lee, Meredith Sattler exhibition, visual art

March 10, 2016 - March 18, 2016

12-4 PM & 6-10 PM Weekdays / 6-10 PM Weekends

Bank of America Plaza
Concourse Level
333 S. Hope Street
Los Angeles, CA 90071

Preview Dates: February 16 – March 9 / 12-4 pm (Weekdays)

Presented by Arts Brookfield and Produced by Lerata


Presented as a part of SKYLINE, LUMIBOLIC creates relationships between site and visitor through interactive lighting effects derived from luminescent wire and curved surfaces. Motion and sound sensors extend outward from the artwork and are triggered by activity in the surrounding environment. The data from these sensors stimulate the lit wire in the structure, creating dynamic light patterns and visual vibrations. These patterns are inspired by the artwork of well-known Op-Artists Bridget Riley and Victor Vasarely.

The artwork will be previewed in partial functionality February 16 through March 9 from 12-4 pm, Monday through Friday. The work officially goes on view to the public as part of SKYLINE from March 10-18. At this time in March, all components will be fully functional, allowing the viewer to directly impact the fluctuations in light patterns according to their interaction with the piece.

Architect Steve Lee will be on site during select hours to host interactive sessions with viewers and to answer any questions they may have. Musician Aaron Gilmartin will also be performing two acoustic guitar sessions near Lumibolic, demonstrating ways the sculpture interacts with sound. More information on the programming can be found below.


Thursday, March 10:

7:00~7:30 Aaron Gilmartin vocal + guitar solo with Lumibolic reacting to the sound

8:00~8:30 Interactive Session hosted by Steve Lee

Friday, March 11:

7:00~7:30 & 8:00~8:30 Interactive Session hosted by Steve Lee

Saturday, March 12:

6:00~6:30 Aaron Gilmartin vocal + guitar solo with Lumibolic reacting to the sound

7:00~7:30 & 8:00~8:30 Interactive Session hosted by Steve Lee

March 13 ~ March 18:

6:00~7:30 & 8:00~8:30 Interactive Session hosted by Steve Lee


About the Artists:

Steve Lee is an architect, product designer based in Los Angeles running a design atelier named Aprilli Design Studio. The studio mostly focuses on developing sustainable design strategies and products. Steve has deep interest in creating innovative objects, spaces and atmospheres which aesthetically and functionally enhance the quality of living environments. Prior to founding Aprilli Design Studio, he has worked at architectural design firms such as Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates, RTKL Associates and ZNA architects for about eight years as lead designer on international high rise, commercial and hospitality projects including Wuhan Optic Valley Business Center, Chengdu Hyatt Regency Hotel and Chongqing ITCC (International Trade and Commerce Center).

Meredith Sattler is an Assistant Professor of Architecture at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and  a LEED BD+C. She received her Masters of Architecture and Masters of Environmental Management degrees from Yale University, and her Bachelor of Arts from Vassar College. Trained as an architect, an environmentalist, and an artist, her current research and teaching interests include conceptualizations of dynamic sustainable architectural systems in historic and current contexts; interdisciplinary structure and practice within functional territories between design and the ecological sciences; and the designer’s influence on the health of the natural environment, technology and human interactions.


About the Exhibition:

SKYLINE is a free, ten-day, biannual architecture, art and technology event that showcases site specific, future-forward, interactive installations that embrace Los Angeles’ ever-evolving cultural landscape. During SKYLINE, architects, designers and artists transform historic, hidden spaces within downtown Los Angeles into a unique experiential event for visitors and locals alike.

As a presenting sponsor of SKYLINE, Arts Brookfield is featuring LUMIBOLIC in one of Brookfield’s premier buildings on Bunker Hill near The Broad and MOCA. In keeping with our mission to display cutting edge works of art in all disciplines to the general public, each project is interactive, site specific or adaptive, and utilizes technology in innovative ways that offers visitors unique and unexpected experiences in a non-art environment.

Uncovering the entirety of SKYLINE and it’s 10 city-wide installations via a self-guided walking discovery tour of downtown Los Angeles exemplifies the experience and allows viewers to tap into a different side of the city. Printed maps of the tour will be available at all installation locations and online at lerata.org. SKYLINE exhibition dates are March 10-19.