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Featured on Artnet News, Dec 19, 2023

These Were the Most Popular Museums in the World, According to Google’s ‘Year in Search’

Turning first to the “Global” results, the Year in Search offers up a ranking of the most-popular museums in the world, as measured by Google Maps interest. They are: 1. Louvre Museum, Paris, France 2. The British Museum, London, United Kingdom 3. Musée d’Orsay, Paris, France 4. Natural History Museum, London, United Kingdom 5. teamLab Planets, Tokyo, Japan The big outlier, clearly, is teamLab Planets. The immersive-art extravaganza in Tokyo is a juggernaut, and a particular hit with foreign tourists according to reports. The museum claims that 1 in 10 foreign tourists to Japan buy tickets to check out teamLab’s interactive experience, which features a digital Koi pond where animated fish explode into flowers as visitors touch them, an environment where you walk among glowing spheres, and an area where you can interact with “solidified light.”

Featured on CONCRETE PLAYGROUND., Jan 8, 2024

Tokyo's TeamLab Borderless Digital Art Gallery Is Reopening in February with Dazzling New Installations

If your 2024 resolutions involve seeing stunning art and travelling, here's one of the best ways to tick both boxes: a visit to digital-only art gallery teamLab Borderless in Tokyo. Not only is the Japanese venue finally set to reopen in a new location, but it'll welcome folks back in with a spectacular array of never-before-seen installations. If you fancy being surrounded by bubbles, jelly, flowers and oceans, you'll be especially thrilled.(Excerpt from the text)

Featured on ARTASIAPACIFIC, Dec 29, 2023

Weekly News Roundup: December 29, 2023

TeamLab Abu Dhabi Venue Nears Completion on Saadiyat Island On December 27, the Department of Culture and Tourism (DCT) Abu Dhabi, with Miral, the leading creator of immersive destinations in Abu Dhabi, and the international art collective teamLab announced the completion of 70 percent of the overall development of teamLab Phenomena Abu Dhabi. When it opens in 2024, the 17,000-square-meter mega-project in the Saadiyat Cultural District will offer a multisensory exploration of experiential artworks created by the Japanese collective teamLab, offering creative spaces at the intersection of art and technology that inspire the imagination. This massive art project was conceptualized and designed by teamLab Architects as part of their new concept “Environmental Phenomena,” which aims to provide artworks with an environment to evolve alongside unique to Abu Dhabi.(Excerpt from the text)

Featured on designboom, Dec 27, 2023

multi-sensory 'teamLab phenomena' art venue in abu dhabi reaches 70% completion

EXPANSIVE ART VENUE IN ABU DHABI IS NOW 70% COMPLETE The teamLab Phenomena Abu Dhabi, a vast 17,000-square-meter experiential art space in Saadiyat Cultural District, has reached 70% completion. Created as part of a collaboration between teamLab, the Department of Culture and Tourism, and the Miral Group, the venue is conceived as a ‘home to infinite curiosity’. The reinforced concrete structure is now fully complete, while the construction of the artwork spaces is underway, with the entire building scheduled to be finished in 2024. (Excerpt from the text)

Featured on Time Out, Dec 13,2023

The 24 best things to do in the world in 2024

When teamLab Borderless opened in Tokyo’s Odaiba district in 2018, it caused a furore. The world has never seen digital art of this scale before: immersive, interactive and just radical. With its boundary-pushing art, teamLab Borderless went on to clinch a Guinness World Record in 2021 for being the most visited museum in the world dedicated to a single group or artist.(Excerpt from the text)

Featured on blooloop, Nov 27, 2023

teamLab Borderless unveils artworks for new Tokyo museum

Tokyo’s teamLab Borderless has unveiled three new installations before reopening in its new home at Azabudai Hills in February 2024. As previously confirmed, teamLab Borderless is moving from Tokyo’s Odaiba waterfront to the new urban village. The digital art experience closed in Odaiba in August 2022. Created by the teamLab art collective, teamLab Borderless is a world of artworks without boundaries that move out of rooms and influence each other.(Excerpt from the text)

Featured on designboom, Nov 25, 2023

bubble universe: a glimpse into teamlab’s new borderless museum at tokyo's azabudai hills

After operating successfully in Odaiba since 2018, the teamLab Borderless: Mori Building Digital Art Museum is preparing to move to Heatherwick studio’s Azabudai Hills in central Tokyo and reopen in early February 2024. Along with the Azabudai Hills Gallery, which is currently hosting its inaugural exhibition by Olafur Eliasson, and other various public art initiatives inside the new mixed-used district, Mori Building, aims to promote a museum-like environment where art and culture unite. Ahead of its official reopening, teamLab Borderless has unveiled two new exhibitions incorporating the concept of ‘wander, explore, discover in one borderless world’. designboom had the opportunity to visit the museum and experience the immersive ambiance of the exhibitions.(Excerpt from the text)