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Upcoming NEW/NOW artist Katja Loher is regarded as a leader amongst the next generation of video artists, exploring and questioning the consequences of living in a globalized world.
Through her wall-mounted video portals and hand-blown glass bubbles, the viewer enters a parallel universe in which Loher displays costumed dancers in choreographed routines filmed by the artist herself. As the New Britain Museum of American Art continues to delve into the realm of New Media, encouraging the discussion between art and technology, we are thrilled to exhibit NEW/NOW: Katja Loher: How can we cool down the gilded sun beams? this spring.
The glass video sculptures promote discussions amongst viewers, particularly regarding Loher’s environmental themes. Loher states, “The intimate experience nevertheless resonates globally, addressing ecological urgencies like the disappearance of the