LG presents Light Gallery 'Media art; reinterpreted time'

In collaboration with LG

LG presents Light Gallery Media art; reinterpreted time, in collaboration with Saatchi Gallery

  • This free-entry group exhibition running from 9 – 19 December 2021 will showcase a selection of works by young international artists
  • Media art; reinterpreted time will be presented inside an immersive architecture intervention inspired by Venetian palazzos
  • The artworks will be displayed on the most advanced LG OLED TV products

LONDON, UK, 10 December 2021— LG presents Media art; reinterpreted time in collaboration with London’s iconic Saatchi Gallery. The free-entry exhibition showcases LG OLED Art, which reinterprets the concept of time in contemporary art through newly commissioned works by emerging artists. Each represents different core themes embedded within time; resistance, infinity, mortality and nature. The emerging artists include Luke Stephenson, JEBAAK and Ruofan Chen.

Breathing new life into digital art, Media art; reinterpreted time will display works created by a group of international artists, including Ruofan Chen, JEBAAK and Luke Stephenson. Recognised for his collaboration with fashion designer Dries Van Noten, British photographer Luke Stephenson will present a series of playful artworks portraying birds, drawing on his lifelong obsession with the species. Alongside Stephenson’s works, Media art; reinterpreted time will show a selection of video installations by JEBAAK, a Korean artist, whose practice focuses on Zen Buddhism. Using data from Charles Darwin’s Theory of Evolution, JEBAAK created Morpho Luna: data-based artworks exploring energy flows and human spirituality. Also featured in the exhibition, Ruofan Chen will showcase a selection of works comprised from dog hair and tree trunks, drawing on the significance of creating emotional connections with the natural world.

LG’s OLED technology utilises pixels that turn on and off individually (‘self-lit’) to achieve immaculate colour reproduction and infinite contrast, resulting in exceptionally lifelike colours as well as deep blacks and a contrast ratio that maximizes immersion and realism. The OLED technology utilised to display these works creates a unique visual experience.

The exhibition at Saatchi Gallery has been curated by Jason Kim of BESIGN and will be presented within an immersive temporary architectural structure, inspired by Venetian palazzos and created by London-based designer Je-Uk Kim of JiB design studio. Media art; reinterpreted time is the next step in LG’s series of artistic programming, following a recent partnership with Frieze London. With the recently announced Seoul’s plan for a metaverse platform, LG is planning to join the augmented reality in the near future.


NOTES TO EDITORS

Space: Gallery 3, Ground Floor

Dates and Opening Hours:
Open to the public: 9 – 19 December 2021
10am – 6pm, Monday - Sunday (last admission 5.00pm)
Closed Christmas Day & Boxing Day

Admission:
Free entry, pre-booking not required

Images:
A selection of images is available for use. Please email press@saatchigallery.com to request these. Images may only be reproduced to illustrate a review or criticism of a work or report as defined by section 30 (i) and (ii) of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988.

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Safety Measures:
The health and safety of visitors and staff is paramount. Safety measures for visitors can be found on the Saatchi Gallery website: www.saatchigallery.com/visit/covid-19-compliance


About LG Electronics Home Entertainment Company

The LG Electronics Home Entertainment Company is an industry leader in televisions and audio-video systems and a globally recognized innovator for its leadership in OLED TVs which is revolutionizing the premium TV category. LG is committed to improving customers’ lives with innovative home entertainment products led by award-winning OLED TVs and QNED Mini LED TVs featuring Quantum Dot NanoCell technology and sound solutions developed in partnership with Meridian Audio. For more news on LG, visit www.LGnewsroom.com.

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