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Artist Leo Villareal in Conversation at Guild Hall

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Leo Villareal's "Celestial Garden" at Guild Hall. COURTESY GUILD HALL

authorStaff Writer on Sep 19, 2023

Join artist Leo Villareal and Kathleen Forde, inaugural senior curator for Superblue, as they discuss Villareal’s work and large-scale immersive installations in conjunction with Guild Hall’s exhibition of Villareal’s “Celestial Garden.” This engaging conversation with take place on Saturday, September 23, at 3 p.m. in Guild Hall’s Marks Family Gallery North

“Celestial Garden,” on view through October 16 at Guild Hall, features a never-before-exhibited monumental LED artwork accompanied by a soundscape and artist-designed furniture. The new light sculpture is composed of an array of LEDs over 10 feet high and 28 feet wide that is encased in a vinyl membrane. The artwork comes alive with perpetually evolving forms created by using custom software that orchestrates the compositions. An audio soundscape accompanies the visual display.

Villareal’s abstract compositions, inspired by nature’s intricate patterns, unfold in real time and envelop the viewer in a dynamic interplay of light and sound where space and time intertwine.

Tickets for the talk are $20 ($18 members) at Guild Hall is at 158 Main Street, East Hampton.

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