Created by the Nationwide Museum of Fashionable and Modern Artwork, Korea (MMCA) in 2021, Watch and Chill is the world’s first subscription-based streaming platform for up to date artwork, the place audiences from across the globe can freely entry the media collections of main worldwide artwork establishments. The second season, Watch and Chill 2.0: Streaming Senses, is on-line now by means of December 2022.
Staged as a part of a three-year plan, 4 Asian museums (MMCA, MCAD in Manila, MAIIAM in Chiang Mai, and M+ in Hong Kong) collaborated on the inaugural version of Watch and Chill final yr. Now, the platform has expanded to companions in Europe and the SWANA area: ArkDes, the Swedish Centre for Structure and Design, and Sharjah Artwork Basis within the United Arab Emirates. Jihoi Lee, Hoor Al Qasimi, and James Taylor-Foster are the curators.
Titled Streaming Senses, season two of Watch and Chill examines how methods of sensing translate into digital environments. With subthemes like “Optical Tactility,” “Calibrated Projection,” “Trance, Cross, Transfer,” and “Bits of the Spirit,” each the net platform and a associated in-person exhibition at MMCA in Seoul ponder the various sides of human sensoria vis-à-vis at this time’s expertise, by means of works that manifest synesthetic results past digital screens.
Basma Al Sharif, An Jungju & Jun Sojung, ASMRctica, BARE, Ali Cherri, Ahmad Ghossein, Kim Ayoung, Sylbee Kim, Kim Woonghyun, Lee Eunhee, Maha Maamoun, Simon C. Niquille / Technoflesh, Yuri Pattison, Jenna Sutela, Sharif Waked, Wang & Söderström, Andreas Wannerstedt, and Yeom Ji Hye are the collaborating artists, designers, and creators from Korea, Europe, and West Asia.
To study extra and begin streaming, go to watchandchill.kr/en.