From Singapore to San Francisco, these teamLab exhibitions are worth travelling for

For 20 years, Japanese art collective teamLab have wowed audiences with spectacular installations that bend and stretch the imagination—bringing together art, science, magic and metaphor in the form of immersive digital dreamscapes. 

As international border restrictions begin to ease, here are some current teamLab exhibitions around the world worth travelling for, from Singapore to Shanghai to San Francisco. 

teamLab Future World, ArtScience Museum, Singapore

Exhibition dates: Permanent teamLab exhibition

teamLab Future World is a permanent exhibition at Singapore's ArtScience museum. Visitors can move through a series of 16 installations, from dreamy cyber landscapes to playful digital interactions.  

Find out more about teamLab Future World at ArtScience Museum in Singapore here 

teamLab Borderless, Tokyo, Japan

Exhibition dates: Jun 21, 2018 - Aug 31, 2022

Taking over 10,000 square metres at the MORI Building Digital Art Museum is the original teamLab Borderless Tokyo. The immersive and interactive nature of the exhibition made teamLab Borderless a global sensation and a social media hit—from the Forest of Lamps to flowing streams of light that create a digital waterfall and towering walls of bright flowers. 

Find out more about teamLab Borderless Tokyo here

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teamLab Planets, Tokyo

Exhibition dates: July 2018 - End of 2022

Beautiful and philosophical all at once, teamLab Planets in Tokyo features four massive exhibition spaces and two gardens. According to teamLab, the exhibition was designed so that "the boundary between the body and the artwork dissolves, the boundaries between the self, others, and the world become continuous, and we explore a new relationship without boundaries between ourselves and the world.

Find out more about teamLab Planets in Tokyo here

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teamLab Ruins & Heritage, Mifuneyama Rakuen, Kyushu, Japan

Exhibition dates: Permanent teamLab exhibition

In November 2020, teamLab completed its stunning takeover of Mifuneyama Rakuen, a flower-laden site spread out over 500,000 square metres at the base of Mt. Mifune in Takeo, Kyushu, Japan. 

teamLab Ruins & Heritage—formerly VOLVO teamLab: A Forest Where Gods Live—features an astounding 22 individual installations, each one delivering a unique sensorial encounter with light and sound. 

Find out more about teamLab Ruins & Heritage: Mifuneyama Rakuen here

teamLab Borderless, Shanghai, China

Exhibition dates: Permanent teamLab exhibition

Bringing the quintessential, otherworldly teamLab experience to Shanghai, teamLab Borderless Shanghai opened in Huangpu in November 2019. True to its name, the exhibition defies the idea of borders as artworks move in and out of rooms freely, form connections and relationships with people, communicate with other works, influence and sometimes intermingle with each other.

Find out more about teamLab Borderless Shanghai here

teamLab: Every Wall Is A Door, Miami, United States

Exhibition dates: May 2021 - TBD

teamLab, along with artists Es Devlin and James Turrell came together in May 2021 to open Every Wall is a Door, an exhibition bringing dynamic, large-scale installations to the experiential art centre, Superblue in Miami, Florida. teamLab's installations, including Universe of Water Particle and Flowers and People, explore the relationship between humanity and the natural world.

Find out more about teamLab: Every Wall Is A Door at Superblue in Miami, Florida, here 

teamLab Continuity, Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, United States

Exhibition dates: Jul 23, 2021 - TBD

Unlike the free-flowing nature that teamLab works are typically known for, teamLab Continuity at the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco thrives on interaction between the viewer and the installation, causing "continuous change in the artwork; previous visual states can never be replicated and will never reoccur."

Find out more about teamLab: Continuity at the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco here

teamLab: Art, Technology and Nature, CaixaForum Barcelona, Spain

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