March 2021 (Domino Park, Brooklyn NY) —  Reflect, by Jen Lewin, is an immersive, multi-sensory experience that takes inspiration from the dynamic patterns created by organic systems found in nature. Spanning 2,400 square feet, the sculpture consists of three concentric rings, each made up of interactive platforms that respond to visitors’ steps, triggering splashes of light that create an ever-changing composition. The installation will encourage New Yorkers to pause for a moment of reflection and discovery, and inspire connection as the city enters a new era of hope and revival. For Lewin, this is an opportunity to pay homage to essential workers and NYC by creating a safe place for community to connect and play during a disconnected time.
Reflect at Domino Park allows for multiple individuals to engage with the work simultaneously, while maintaining six feet of physical distance, making it an ideal public artwork for this moment. Free and open to the public March 5th – April 15th, every day between 8am – 10pm. 
“This installation comes at just the right moment, people are craving safe ways to enjoy the city,” Kate Gavriel, the cultural affairs director for the park’s owners, developer Two Trees, told The Brooklyn Paper. [Read the full article here]
Spring 2021 (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.
Watch the Fox 9 Evening News coverage of The Aurora being installed 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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