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Amazing fully immersive experience which is well worth visiting! It is booking until the end of August. The latest addition to Fever's immersive art experience was so much fun that I want to take all of my friends there. Opening next month, Mexican Geniuses: A Frida and Diego Immersive Experience will be your chance to lose yourself in the great couples work. document.write(new Date().getFullYear()); Mexican Geniuses, much like Da de los Muertos, shows that death is celebrated just as much as it is mourned, and those we look up to who are no longer with us likeFrida and Diego continue to live on through our celebrations of their legacy. It all too easy to get lost in the myriad of swirling images onscreen, especially with the beanbags, benches and chairs littered around the room. Each visit lasts around an hour, which should give you plenty of time to take it all in. Exhibition view from the Diego Rivera section of the first room (photo courtesy of Mexican Geniuses). Garbled captions, low quality reproductions and an eye-watering gift shop - this Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera exhibition is a mess, Dust off your floral headdresses.
:) Pencil in that monobrow. One of them allows you to pose with Frida and Diego. This room uses the latest video-mapping technology to bring Frida and Diegos greatest paintings to life in a mesmerising digital show a light and sound spectacular! Mexican Geniuses: A Frida & Diego Immersive Experience is coming to London this month and you do not want to miss it. The second half of the room similarly gives us some insight into the life of Frida Kahlo, with her portraits blown up on the walls alongside a collaged mural, and a life-size theatrical rendering of The Wounded Table set up for people to watch and take pictures with.
Seniors, students and members of the NHS can get a ticket for just 13.70 and children from 11.50.
You might say that it gets a younger crowd into art, but I went to Frida Kahlo: Making Herself Up at the V&A in 2018 and there wasnt room to swing a chihuahua. Hold on to your purse. For more information, please visitmexicangeniuses.com, Immersive Exhibitions To Book Now /The Best Art Exhibitions in London. Youll find the exhibition at Unit 1 Canada Water, Surrey Quays Rd, London SE16 2XU.
Get ready to experience Mexico in a way youve never seen it before trust us when we say youll be itching to book the next flight there. Prepare to delve into the life and work of Frida and Diego through over 300 projections, ranging from the minute to mahoosive. At first it might feel a little bit childish, but there's something undeniably fun about colouring in with bright colours. To quote Diego, art is a universal language and it belongs to all humanity. The nearest tube station is Canada Water. Very informative. Ready to explore the mind of two Mexican geniuses? I was invited to the intimate press launch event for that at the Trafford Centre earlier this year, where I got to meet the exhibitions creator, Martin Biallas. Look out for your first newsletter in your inbox soon! Well, dream no more, because you can. The best exhibitions reach out without gimmicks. This section, much like the rest of the exhibition, highlights some of Mexicos core cultural beliefs in this case, the belief that death is not a dreaded, final chapter of someones life. And guess what? The room lights up as art dances around the walls, it tells stories of joy and heartbreak with excerpts of Frida's diary and a combination of both artist's work as well as pictures of the two. Putting on the headset will plunge you right onto the streets which fuelled their vibrant creations, sending you on a virtual journey which follows in the footsteps of the pair as you wander through striking environments. Walking through the curtain leads you into the Immersive Room. It's particularly interesting watching the recreations talk as it really brings you further into the experience as you scan the walls to find the source. I headed down to Dock X on Surrey Quays to learn more about the life of Frida Kahlo in a truly immersive experience. Well done. This exhibition looks set to be equally magical.
Its like an endless fever (sweet) dream and a beautiful nightmare, all wrapped in one. Dont worry if you cant get away this summer, for Mexico has come to the UK (trust, the day I visited the exhibition, it was roasting)!
Please review our, You need to be a subscriber to join the conversation. Loved it , Really enjoyed it. Bring a cushion, just in case. In it, you will find two photo stands. As I wandered through the first section of the exhibition, I learned more about her famous husband who well known in the art scene before meeting his wife. Fever are involved with some fabulous experiences, and this one is no different. The final stop before the gift shop comes with every VIP ticket, or you can buy it at the venue, and that's the VR experience. The room also features a huge colouring wall (well, a whiteboard). Four stars for The Gallery, two stars for everything else. It's well worth the visit and you can buy yourself tickets here.
I also loved the wall covered in famous Frida Kahlo quotes (in their Spanish and translated into English) including, I suffered two serious accidents in my life.
The multi-sensory experience room (photo courtesy of Mexican Geniuses). The surreal, psychedelic experience has you feeling trapped inside a painting and then another painting, and then another but you never want to escape. The 360 experience allows you to walk alongside Frida and Diego on a visually-rich journey throughout Mexico. Do magnets project? You are alive., Mexican Geniuses: A Frida & Diego Experience is available to book now, with tickets starting at 19.90. It was unlike anything that I've ever experienced and I really enjoyed it as I spun around trying to see everything in the 360 VR experience.
Divided into two sections, the first half of the room explores the artistic background of Diego Rivera and marks out his life through timelines, paper mache sculptures and a floor-to-ceiling animated mural. This will be a 360-degree digital experience, made up of giant screens, VR and sound elements to help you totally lose yourself in this iconic work. We urge you to turn off your ad blocker for The Telegraph website so that you can continue to access our quality content in the future. It comes at a time where were really starting to see a boom in immersive and experience-led exhibitions. Until Sept 30; mexicangeniuses.com/london. Thanks!
With any immersive art experience, it's the main gallery that draws people in and Mexican Geniuses is no different. The introductory text runs as follows: Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera were intertwined during 25 years. The Van Gogh room was carpeted, this one is concrete and its cold. Highlights A never-before-seen exhibition dedicated to the artwork of Frida and Diego Immerse yourself in the artists' portraits and paintings with a 360-degree digital show, an enveloping sound system and the most innovative technology Explore over 300 Frida & Diego projections, ranging from miniature to monumental Hear explanations and details on the life of these two iconic artists, and learn about the influence they had on each other Virtual reality: embark on a visually-rich journey to Mexico with a unique VR experienceGeneral Info Date: from July 2022 Opening hours (time slots available every half hour):- TuesdaysThursdays: 10am7pm- Fridays & Sundays: 10am8pm- Saturdays: 10am8:30pm Duration: the visit takes approx. I thought the way the exhibition was set up was amazing. After featuring in Frida and Diegos art, you now get the chance to recreate it! This will be a 360-degree digital experience, made up of giant screens, VR and sound elements to help you totally lose yourself in this iconic work. Both a husband-and-wife team and solo innovators, Frida and Diego rose to become some of the most well-recognised figures in the modern art world Frida, for bringing to life a unique artistic language that spoke to feminist and minority movements, and Diego, for his socially charged artworks that set off the popularity of the mural movement in Mexico and beyond. Find out more, The latest offers and discount codes from popular brands on Telegraph Voucher Codes, The Queen's Accession, review: this surprisingly glamorous show is more Dior than Versace, British architecture has lost its star power, The architectural eyesores that could become Meccas for culture lovers. After this, theres a gorgeous gift shop, filled with the most marvellous merchandise and super sumptuous souvenirs! In the future, we wont just LOOK at art, well get to be inside of it. Powered By Spotlight Studios, 0161 275 2930University of Manchesters Students Union, Oxford Rd, Manchester M13 9PR, Theatre Editor Jay Darcy reviews Mexican Geniuses: A Frida & Diego Immersive Experience at Dock X, London. Great experience and very friendly staff. This exhibition will run from 28th May until the middle of summer.
Would recommend. Tickets cost 19.90 for adults and 11.50 for children you can purchase yours here. The futures here, because things like the immersive Van Gogh experience are real, and theyre damn popular. Summer holidays: What are the best days out in and around London for under 10?