October 2020 (Gwangju, South Korea) —  The Pool, by Jen Lewin, is part of the third stage of the Asia Culture Center’s Hall of Night Light exhibition, “Peace by Moonlight.” The event commemorates the 40th anniversary of the May 18 Democratic Uprising and is focused on investing in interactive nighttime attractions. All visitors are welcome to the cultural complex for the free exhibition, open daily for the month of October from 7:30-11pm. Reserve a time to attend on the Asia Culture Center website.
Debuted in 2008, The Pool has since traveled the globe many-times over and consistently brings a sense of joy and play to the community. Redefining how users engage with art and each other is what Lewin aims to achieve with the 100 glowing pads that dynamically respond to users’ interaction– creating art that is experienced, not just viewed. At the heart of the work is the idea that the audience is an integral part of the experience, one which is unique to the environment and fleeting movements of the user. 
Fall 2020 (Minneapolis – St Paul Airport, Terminal 1) — The Aurora, Jen Lewin’s newest work, will be a permanent interactive sculpture, spanning two stories, hanging within a new floor opening between Arrivals and Departures in the renovated Minneapolis Saint Paul International Airport Terminal 1. This piece was commissioned by [email protected] and Lewin gathered feedback from Minnesotans to develop the custom concept, which is reflected through the design of the interactive glass lakes on the ground loosely derived from local, public lakes in the Minneapolis – St. Paul region.  The color palette of the sculpture will also vary by season and respond to local weather conditions so the work feels like it is fluidly part of the real-time Minnesota landscape.    
The sculpture is a hovering wisp of glass and metal that will include over 10,000 fully interactive RGB LEDS, integrated into 3,000 vintage glass bulbs, with interactive walkable lakes on the ground. As The Aurora floats above the floor, movement below and on the lake floor will be sensed and translated into graceful swooshes of light and color across the piece. This work is created in a similar method to Lewin’s existing work The Edison Cloud, Edison Orbs, and Tulsa Cloud, however each bulb in The Aurora will have more than one LED. This clustering of LEDs within each glass bulb created the illusion of infinite depth within each twinkling bulb.
Lewin’s team will be installing the sculpture in Minnesota through the Fall of 2020. For more information, contact [email protected]
Watch coverage of The Aurora being installed here: Fox 9 Evening News Segment and Star Tribune Video
November 2020 (Honolulu, HI – ‘Iolani School) — Flow, was created specifically for the ‘Iolani School in Honolulu, where Lewin grew up and a place that first inspired her art. It was commissioned by the school as a part of an initiative to create a donor wall that would be unique and combine the science, innovation, and creative arts that the addition of the new Science & Innovation Center and Performance Studios represent.
Composed of 24 interactive sound and light tubes, the permanent sculpture curves like a wave on the side of the building, and as users pass below, animates with light and color and resonates with the sound of chimes. The design of the piece reflects the feeling of curves that are an important part of the designs throughout the new buildings on campus. Within the first week of Flow being installed, it is already a huge hit with students and faculty from dance, orchestra, theater, and other courses already envisioning ways to incorporate the art into performances.
Watch Hawaii News Now segment about Flow here.
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Lewin’s technologically mediated artwork is not only visually and sonically engaging, but also connects the viewer to a dynamic embodied experience,”  Lisa Becker, art curator.
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“The Pool” by American artist Jen Lewin – literally invites the audience to touch the art. And not just to touch it, but stand on it, dance and jump on it. It is a very different experience from being in a museum, and both young and old will be enchanted by the light works,” Burcu Aldinç, editor, Daily Sabah.
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“From interactive sound and light sculptures that inspire people into play, to woven fiber video curtains that reflect movement, or giant, robotic, ethereal moths that dance based on human touch. Lewin’s ability to utilize technology as a medium is rare and unprecedented. She brings an organic, feminine quality to her electronic work that leaves viewers enchanted and surprised,” Lauren Mosenthal, interviewer, Inspiring People in Creative Spaces.
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Delighted people worldwide step, hop, and skip into a seemingly simply but technologically complex environment where they can individually or collectively create dazzling, luminous patterns. Light is enlisted and directed through chance choreography. One form of energy—human movement—is transformed into another. The pooling of spontaneous collaborative effort create infinite variations on a theme. Lewin’s work has been wildly successful beyond the site-specific conditions and demographics of the playa at Burning Man,” Peter Bejger, editor, The Burning Man Journal
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“Lewin’s thoughtful vision intersects with a new demand for public art – to be modern and engaging – and she has seized on the moment,” Diane Seo, contributor,  Ku’u Punahou.
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