As winter casts its frosty spell over Montreal, PHI emerges as a haven for artistic wonder, inviting us to immerse ourselves in a world where creativity and technology collide. This holiday season, PHI beckons with an eclectic array of exhibitions and immersive experiences that promise to transform the mundane into the extraordinary.
Space Explorers: THE INFINITE
Extended until January 7, 2024, Space Explorers: THE INFINITE is an immersive experience in Old Montreal which offers a final chance to embark on an interstellar adventure before it embarks on an international tour. Imagine floating alongside astronauts aboard the International Space Station, gazing upon Earth’s awe-inspiring vistas from space. With nearly 100,000 visitors since May, this exhibit has captured the imagination of many. This winter, seize the opportunity for a galactic journey with friends and family. An added bonus: a 20% discount on tickets during Black Friday week.
New Media Pioneers: A Digital and Performing Arts Fusion
Celebrating the 60th anniversary of Place des Arts, the New Media Pioneers exhibition, available until December 30, honors the groundbreaking work of Michel Lemieux of 4D ART and choreographer Édouard Lock. It’s a mesmerizing blend of virtual art and contemporary dance, offering a space for connection and shared experience. This free exhibition is a testament to the evolving landscape of digital and performing arts.
At the PHI Centre: A Diverse Array of Experiences
Sex, Desire, and Data | Until January 7, 2024, you have the opportunity to delve into the complexities of our digital desires in an immersive exhibition that navigates the interplay between sexuality and technology. It’s an intriguing exploration of how our intimate selves intertwine with the digital realm.
Habitat Sonore | Until February 4, 2024, this unique immersive listening room features new programming with Jonathan Kawchuk and Karkwa. It’s an escape from the city’s clamor, offering a sanctuary of sound and tranquility.
Colored: The Unknown Life of Claudette Colvin and In the Pursuit of Repetitive Beats | From February 7 to March 10, 2024, these documentary-style works blend virtual and augmented reality, offering insightful narratives and immersive experiences.
At the PHI Foundation for Contemporary Art
Rirkrit Tiravanija: JOUEZ/PLAY | Until March 10, 2024, this exhibition revolutionizes the concept of art by inviting visitors to actively participate in the artistic process, fostering a dynamic interaction between art, artist, and audience.
PHI Gift Cards: The Gift of Memorable Experiences
With the holiday season upon us, PHI offers the perfect gift: the gift of unforgettable experiences. PHI’s gift cards, available through their ticketing office, open a world of artistic exploration and wonder. PHI’s winter season programming is a tapestry of artistic innovation and immersive experiences. To dive deeper into this wonderland of creativity, visit PHI’s website and discover a world where art and technology dance in harmonious synchrony.
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