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AWE Nite LA 2: ARt Salon

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Rita House

5971 West 3rd Street

Los Angeles, CA 90036

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Welcome to ARt Salon, the second AWE Nite LA event of 2019. The focus of the Los Angeles chapter of AWE Nite is to showcase and elevate local companies and creators who are leveraging Augmented technologies in exciting ways. This month we showcase LA based artists that are incorporating Projection Mapping and the spectrum of XR technologies into their artistic medium. We are excited to display the creative works of LA based artists Bill Barminski (Beyond The Streets, Spatial Reality), Nancy Baker Cahill (LACMA, Spatial Reality), and Daniel Leighton (Getty Museum, SLOMA) at the historic Rita House. The artists will also participate in individual lightning interviews discussing the place Augmented technologies plays within their artistic creations.


Some of our artists have AR mobile apps that will allow you to better enjoy their art. Please download Fourth Wall and Daniel Leighton Art + AR in advance to fully enjoy all of the displayed pieces. Organic refreshments provided by Purity Organic.


Daniel Leighton


Daniel is an artist who stands for the importance of feelings—both emotional and physical. Being faced with his mortality since childhood because of illness, the workings of his physical and emotional states have become revered roadmaps as he creates emotional landscapes. His simple lines and brilliant colors capture complicated states of the human psyche and allow identification and acceptance of varied emotions.

With certain paintings, Daniel adds Augmented Reality (AR). AR is a technology that combines Daniel’s backgrounds in filmmaking and computer programming with his paintings. Using the Daniel Leighton Art + AR app (which Daniel created in late 2013/early 2014), viewers can experience additional dimensions of Daniel’s AR-enhanced paintings. As Shana Nys Dambrot writes, Daniel’s app, “turns your device into a viewing portal into what it is tempting to describe as a parallel universe.”

Download Daniel Leighton Art + AR app


Nancy Baker Cahill

Nancy Baker Cahill interprets the human body as a complicated abstraction engaged in a perpetual struggle.

In mediums including drawing, video, virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR) and original sound, she attempts to isolate moments of exertion, violence and stillness—often all at once. The unease of these moments is integral to both her own experience and that of others. Both on paper and in virtual space, her process is deeply physical.

She aims to create an experience of wonder and self-reflection as participants consider the engagement of bodies (their own and the bodies of others) in an ongoing, unsettled contest.

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Bill Barminski

Bill Barminski is a painter, sculptor, animator and experimental video artist. He has been showing his work professionally since 1986. Projects include Security Theater at Banksy’s Dsimaland, Mark Isbin’s Livingroom at Beyond the Streets and animation and set design for the opera The Cunning Little Vixen, staged by The Cleveland Orchestra.


We would like to thank our sponsors!

At Rita House, we are focused on bringing together the most creative, determined and innovative minds of all generations to inspire conversation and collaboration among our members. Once a famed costume house in the 1970s, now home to a supportive community workspace comprised of inquisitive individuals. We are a sanctuary for the most thoughtful and engaged minds in LA, where authentic connections are fostered and the freedom to create is held in the highest regard. Our past is rooted in tradition, with the hopes of informing and inspiring a more progressive future.


At Purity Organic we’re inspired every day by the organic farmers we partner with who help us cultivate tasty, organic refreshments.




If you would like to sponsor or present please email us at awenitela@augmentedreality.org


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