Beatriz Garcia, University of Liverpool In the days before the Tokyo 2020 opening ceremony, a giant head emerged, floating over the city. Entitled Masayume (which
call for papers CULTURAL TRENDS SPECIAL EDITION Establishing an evidence base for the Cultural Olympiad: London 2012 Edited by Dr Beatriz Garcia, Institute of Cultural Capital By the time of the 2012 Olympic
‘Vectorial Elevation’ is an interactive art installation, by Mexican-Canadian artist Rafael Lozano-Hemmer, which features 20 10-kilowatt robotic searchlights along the shoreline. The beams illuminate over a one-kilometre patch of sky and are visible from more than 15 kilometres away.
Over the evenings of the 3rd and 4th Febuary, Culture @ the Olympics staff (Jennifer Jones, Kris Krug and Danielle Sipple) have been present at the pre-launch and launch of the Vancouver Cultural Olympiad events, CODE Live.