ARTS & TECHNOLOGY
premiered October 11, 2019
Travelers Rest, South Carolina USA
by multimedia artists
Jeff Sumerel & Goda Rupeikaite
- photo gallery
- sponsors & press - installation
The Hughes Investment Elevate Upstate Community Vibrancy Grant Program
The City of Travelers Rest
Metropolitan Art Council This program is funded in part by the Metropolitan Art Council which receives support from the City of Greenville,
BMW Manufacturing Company, Michelin North America, Inc., SEW Eurodrive and the South Carolina Arts Commission.
Funding provided by:
"a stunning sight"
"a meditative work"
proposed project 11/14/18
The 1st Annual Charles Townes Art & Technology Experience intends to generate awareness and gratitude for Charles Townes, winner of the Nobel Prize in Physics, who was a Greenville native and graduate of Furman University.
The project has as one of its goals to be a
catalyst for the acceptance and encouragement of experimentation and curiosity - in technology as well as the arts.The inaugural event will be staged in Travelers Rest, South Carolina on October 11, 2019 in Gateway Park.
The happening will consist of a site-specific light installation augmented by a reflective, minimalistic soundtrack & projected imagery that echoes highlights of Townes comments and philosophy.