Public Video Arts Project for LAX

The unveiling of the new video art project featured at Los Angeles International Airport is a collaboration of videos made by 17 different artists and art groups. A partial sneak peak of the video installation is displayed in the Tom Bradley International Terminal, the remainder of the exhibition will open this summer. Featuring videos based on LAX and Los Angeles scenes that generate a moving visual environment. The Los Angeles Times reports, “The video wall at LAX will consist of 25 46-inch LCD screens in a rectangular matrix, while the ceiling arrangement will feature 58 screens placed end to end…

The cost of the video installations comes to $250,000, according to Sarah Cifarelli, LAX’s art manager. The money is coming from a city rule requiring city departments and private developers to contribute 1% of construction costs of capital improvement to public art.” L.A. artists participating Todd Gray, Joseph Santarromana, Hilja Keading, Ryan Lamb, Steve Shoffner and Pascual Sist. The project is organized by the Department of Cultural Affairs and LAX.

Eli Consilvio