Oklahoma Contemporary
Bright Golden Haze (Photo by Alex Marks)
A photograph depicts a gallery view of a contemporary art installation, with a dramatic disc-shaped light sculpture in the foreground

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Nov. 23, 2020

All of the Lights

Tour Oklahoma Contemporary's inaugural exhibition with a new video from Chu + Gooding Architects
A photograph depicts a gallery view of a contemporary art installation, with a light sculpture in the foreground
Installation view of Bright Golden Haze at Oklahoma Contemporary. (Photo by Alex Marks.)

Light courses throughout the inaugural exhibition at the new Oklahoma Contemporary. From the mesmerizing rotation of Olafur Eliasson's Black glass eclipse to the interactive wonder of Camille Utterback's Entangled, each work in Bright Golden Haze provides a unique perspective on how environment, identity and perception are shaped through the medium of light.

Bright Golden Haze — just nominated for Best Exhibition/Installation by Interior Design — moves seamlessly from traditional landscape images to immersive, technology-driven installations that rupture the boundaries between physical and digital realities. Alongside the painstaking work of the exhibitions team and the singular visions of the artists themselves, exhibition designer Annie Chu and her team at Chu + Gooding Architects played an essential role in crafting the sublime experience. Chu likens her design work to sequencing a meal, developing flavors and crafting an experience from amuse-bouche to dessert. “The exhibit experience is moving from course to course,” she said.

Since Oklahoma Contemporary's doors are currently closed to help combat the spread of COVID-19 in Oklahoma City, now is a great time to experience the elegant movement of our inaugural exhibition at a distance. In this new video by Nils Timm, presented by the exhibition designers at Chu + Gooding Architects, you'll get a sense of the splendor and surprise that makes Bright Golden Haze truly unforgettable.

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