The newest exhibit at ARETCHOUSE, the gallery that specializes in creative work that merges art and technology, is as wild and immersive as its previous installations, probably even more so. Parallel Universe by Ouchhh is exactly as they put it: “…a psychedelic, eye-of-the-storm experience of whirling fractals and light beams.”
Guests of all ages are welcome, though it’s recommended for 12 and up, and I would agree with that. This installation is a little more intense than the last few, kind of like a rave minus the drugs and the dancing, with trippy visuals, bright flashing lights, and loud thumping music. It’s a cool experience — I dug it — but it may not be for everyone, especially children who are sensitive to a lot of stimuli.
For this reason, I’m keeping this post about it simple — you can get a preview in the images below. Take tweens or teens who would like this kind of adventure, or make it a KidFree outing and go in the evening when you can enjoy the funky cocktails, too!
Where: ARTECHOUSE | 1238 Maryland Avenue SW, WDC
When: Through March 4, 2018
Hours: 10am – 5pm (12+) | 5:30-10:30/11:30pm (21+)
Admission: $15/adult, $8/child