Creator’s Project: Artist Screens Psychedelic Video In Times Square Every Night

Creator’s Project: Artist Screens Psychedelic Video In Times Square Every Night

Takeshi Murata's surreal animation 'Melter 2' will be on display this month in New York City.

Creators Project
  • 7 november 2012

Though recently he’s been cranking out hyper-realistic and oddly pristine digital prints themed around Mars and “Synthesizers,” US-based animator Takeshi Murata’s psychedelic 3-minute video work Melter 2 is coming back into the light—the bright lights of Times Square that is.

Every night this month at 11:57 PM, Melter 2 will stream from Times Square screens (best viewing from Duffy Square or Military Plaza) as part of Times Square Moment: A Digital Gallery, presented by Times Square Advertising Coalition, and curated by Electronics Arts Intermix.

The video work is a spectacular landscape of melting, colliding colors and will be sure to drop a few jaws from it’s debut on the big screen.

Preview Murata’s Melter 2 below.


Originally published on The Creators Project. Republished with kind permission.


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