Traverse through a journey of art, technology, and colors with BGC’s Wisdom of Da Vinci, now running until October
Breathtaking spectacles fill the three-part showcase, providing an immersive experience like no other
AUGUST 4, 2023, FRIDAY – Get to see the full range of human experience translated as massive digital paintings bridging art, science, and technology as Bonifacio Global City (BGC) will finally be unveiling Wisdom of Da Vinci: An Immersive AI Experience starting August 5.
With Leonardo Da Vinci’s work as its highlight, Wisdom of Da Vinci offers an immersively different yet modern take on renowned pieces from various art masters, never before seen in the country – until now. Together with new media studio Ouchhh, BGC places all in a world of an impressive collection of digital art, redefining art through light and technology.
A taste of what’s to come with The Curator Lounge
With the use of Ouchhh’s proprietary machine learning program, visual art installations are created based on data collected from multiple sources, effectively transforming science into art.
That said, Wisdom of Da Vinci: An Immersive AI Experience starts off with the Curator Lounge, a digital collection intersecting art and science. Here, get to bask in captivating works that blend traditional art forms with technology, all of which push the boundaries of artistic expression.
First to greet guests within the Curator Lounge is the Poetic AI Gallery, an exhibition that explores the relationship between human creativity and technology. It draws on a digital library of 20 million lines derived from the works of scientists such as Einstein and Galileo Galilei, and blends the best of Ouchhh’s signature aesthetics with cutting-edge AI algorithms.
Explore further until you discover the next part of the Curator Lounge, Manila Real-time Data Artwork, taking you on a journey through the Philippines’ economy. Utilizing data from budgets, agriculture, and statistics, the result is a data piece fluctuating in real-time, changing as it reflects the nation’s pulse.
Experiencing art in motion with Digital Garden of Dreams
Coming next is the first immersive hall, Digital Garden of Dreams, a hall of dynamic artwork featuring four chapters of data paintings:
Atlas, inspired by Leonardo Da Vinci’s Vitruvian Man and his study of the human body to bring together the work of scientists the world over;
DataGate, a collaboration with NASA using data gathered by the Kepler space telescope covering 500,000 stars, 2,500 planets, and 60 supernovae;
Superstrings, a cognitive performance that features real-time brain waves of the members of Manila Symphony Orchestra during the exhibit’s opening; and
Filipino Master, featuring the works of Juan Luna created throughout his lifetime, translated as data paintings
A spectacularly modern showcase with Wisdom of Da Vinci
Keep traversing through the exhibit’s whirlwind of art, energy, and colors, and you will eventually find yourself in the mind of the genius that is Leonardo da Vinci, called Wisdom of Da Vinci, the second immersive hall. From the timelessness of the Mona Lisa down to the details of his manuscripts, this room breathes life to its own abstract aesthetic language, all created using data from sketches, invention plans and paintings of Da Vinci.
Breathtaking visuals will be accompanied by compelling music curated and performed by world-famous composer Ludovico Einaudi.
Opening the next chapter in retailtainment
Wisdom of Da Vinci: An Immersive AI Experience falls under BGC’s vision to continue being a trailblazer in retailtainment. By pioneering never-before-seen displays, they hope to make such experiences more enjoyable for Filipino audiences.
“Providing unforgettable experiences is key in our commitment to retailtainment. This time, we are doing just that with Wisdom of Da Vinci: An Immersive AI Experience, allowing all to enter a world of art, light, and technology with our partner Ouchhh. We hope that all savor not just the spectacles we have in store, but also enjoy being surrounded with the works of Da Vinci,“ says Alfie Reyes, Chief Operating Officer of Fort Bonifacio Development Corporation (FBDC).
Echoing his sentiments, Ferdi Alici of Ouchhh adds, “We are pleased to bring Wisdom of Da Vinci to the Filipino community with BGC; when it comes to retailtainment, there is great synergy in our visions of offering captivating experiences. There’s a lot to enjoy for those who join us in this showcase, and we can’t wait for all to be part of the journey of blending art with technology.”
Now on a two-month run, Wisdom of Da Vinci: An Immersive AI Experience can be visited at the 3rd Level of One Bonifacio High Street, 5th Avenue, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig, with tickets priced at P975 for adults, and P780 for students. Tickets may be purchased by visiting https://bgcimmersive.com.
This showcase is co-presented by Metrobank, and made possible by Globe, Live PH, EastWest Ageas Insurance, Samsung, Media Display Solutions and TikTok. For more updates, be sure to follow Bonifacio High Street’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/BoniHighStreet.