NEW YORK, May 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- World renowned artist KAZ Shirane joins Sony Electronics for an immersive audio-visual art collaboration powered by the A1E BRAVIA OLED TV. The site-specific installation, EVOLVE, will be on display at WESTWOOD GALLERY NYC on 262 Bowery, in the heart of the Bowery Arts District.
The interactive art installation is designed by Tokyo-based KAZ Shirane. The artwork, brought to life by the A1E BRAVIA OLED Series TVs, will incorporate various uses of sound and visual effects that engage the mind and work together towards a synergy of technology and art.
"KAZ Shirane's work in architecture, interior design, and spatial art is a natural complement to the Sony BRAVIA OLED's innovative collaboration of technology and design. We are thrilled to enable this opportunity for guests to experience both KAZ's art and the technology of BRAVIA OLED in person," said Deputy President of Sony Electronics, Toshi Okuda. "Sony Electronics is at the forefront of changing the way television is experienced."
For more information on this project, please visit http://www.sony.com/evolve.
For more information on the A1E BRAVIA OLED TV, visit http://www.sony.com/electronics/televisions/a1e-series.
For more information on WESTWOOD GALLERY NYC, visit www.westwoodgallery.com.
About KAZ Shirane
KAZ Shirane (Masakazu Shirane) based in TOKYO, is internationally recognized for his work in spatial art, architecture and interior design. KAZ graduated from Tokyo University of the Arts and Universidad Europea de Madrid where he majored in architecture. KAZ also built the concept of an interactive space design method where "the designer of this space is you," as well as a series of art installations, titled "WINK Space" and "Light Origami."
About Sony Electronics
Headquartered in San Diego, Sony Electronics is a leading provider of audio/video electronics and information technology products for the consumer and professional markets. Operations include research and development, engineering, sales, marketing, distribution and customer service. By focusing on engineering and a passion to inspire, Sony is creating world-leading products that innovate and inspire generations, such as the iconic PlayStation, the award-winning Alpha Interchangeable Lens Cameras and revolutionary high-resolution audio products. Sony is also a leading manufacturer of end-to-end solutions from 4K professional broadcast and A/V equipment to the marketing leading 4K Ultra HD TVs.
About WESTWOOD GALLERY NYC
WESTWOOD GALLERY NYC, established in 1995 in New York City, focuses on a contemporary program of artists, including current projects and installations, rediscovered downtown artists and photography. The gallery has developed corporate art branding projects and international traveling exhibitions. Gallery artists are included in the permanent collections of MoMA, Guggenheim Museum, LACMA and other national and international institutions.
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