Finding a sense of place in Limbo
What does it mean to be from somewhere? When does a place become home? How does our emotional connection to a place change when we experience it only in our memories or our minds?
Reconstructing Krishna: Divinity on display in three dimensions
A new art exhibition with mixed reality experiences at the Cleveland Museum of Art offers a fresh look at an ancient tale—and unveils a breathtaking vision for the future of how we experience art and history.
With curiosity and technology, these artists explore the “spirit of being”
What does it mean to be alive in an era where technology, media, economic disparity, diversity, global health, and the climate crisis are part of our everyday lives and conversations? Meet six pioneering artists who are using technology to explore these themes in Spirit of Being, a virtual and in-person immersive art experience hosted by The Microsoft Garage in partnership with cultural agency Hatchers.
Critical Distance connects audiences with nature—and each other
A new augmented reality (AR) experience—an exhibit at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History this fall—brings a marine ecosystem to life, allowing audiences to connect with orcas in an entirely new way.
Immerse yourself in the mind and process of Sol LeWitt
Sol LeWitt’s larger-than-life wall drawings are acclaimed around the world. He influenced an entire generation of artists as a founder of Conceptual and Minimal art. And now, thanks to a new app, art lovers can get an unprecedented inside look at his life and work.
What is the future of theater?
Meet four storytellers transforming the future of immersive theater. They’re using the internet of things (IoT) to create an interactive experience where the audience becomes part of the show.
Infusing hotel stays with custom soundscapes
Musician Julianna Barwick worked with Microsoft AI to create a custom generative soundscape for new Ace Hotel property, Sister City
Teaching the stars to dance
R&B artist NAO uses machine learning and artificial intelligence to launch an interactive music video that brings fans’ zodiac constellations to life
What is the future of storytelling?
The most compelling creative work stems from unlikely pairings. Meet a new community that is forging the future of storytelling.