Lighthouse
Immersive

LIGHTHOUSE IMMERSIVE IS THE PRODUCTION COMPANY BEHIND THE EMINENTLY SUCCESSFUL IMMERSIVE VAN GOGH EXHIBIT. THE COMPANY WAS BORN OF THE PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN STARVOX ENTERTAINMENT AND SHOW ONE PRODUCTIONS, WITH A MISSION TO PRESENT VISUAL ARTS, MUSIC, AND DANCE PRODUCTIONS ACROSS NORTH AMERICA.

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ENTER THE IMMERSIVE DREAM
A LIGHTHOUSE IMMERSIVE EXHIBIT

“Lighthouse Immersive’s Frida: Immersive Dream transports you to the center of  Fridando—known by Frida Kahlo’s fans as the state of living like Frida.”

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ARTISTS IN RESIDENCE
NEW YORK

There’s something about the analog, tactile nature of building something with your hands, piece by piece, that feels both relaxing
and rewarding.

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MIKHAIL BARYSHNIKOV X
LIGHTHOUSE IMMERSIVE

The images tell us not only where the dancer was, but where they are headed, giving us a small journey inside each static image.

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KLIMT

Immersive Klimt is anything but expected,

full of contradictions, both whimsical and challenging.

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PRODUCER COREY ROSS

Corey Ross, Starvox Entertainment & Lighthouse Immersive Producer, discusses the various challenges on the road to opening the IVG exhibit, and how the company retained its energy and focus to arrive at the exhibit’s various destinations. “I didn't get here by not being ambitious!” CR.

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PHIL LOBEL AND DALE BOYER 

For a behind-the-scenes look at how the social media and PR teams for Immersive Van Gogh were able to scale the exhibit up to an international audience during the pandemic, we welcome Phil Lobel—mastermind behind the ubiquitous PR company, Lobeline Communications— and Dale Boyer, Social Media Manager for Lighthouse Immersive. 

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CEO TOM GABBARD 

“At the heart is this beautiful digital art that Massimiliano has put together. But then how it’s implemented and what it’s surrounded by are totally unique in each city, and uniquely reflective of that city. At a certain point in time, fans will find it well worth the trip to visit these various sites and compare and contrast them.”

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IVG CREATIVE DIRECTOR

“Massimiliano Siccardi created this thing, but I’m basically taking the thing and pouring gasoline all over it. He took Van Gogh’s work and interpreted it in an artistic way, and I’m taking his interpretation of Van Gogh’s work and filtering the entire thing through my own artistic sensibility—and creating something brand new as a result.”

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IN CONVERSATION WITH ELIZABETH L. REEDE

"It could be street art, could be contemporary art, it could be Egyptian art. But the whole idea is: this is where you come for cool interesting stuff, where there's a little bit of something for everyone."

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LIGHTHOUSE IMMERSIVE LAUNCHES ARTIST IN RESIDENCE PROGRAM

 “It was unique dealing directly with the public as you need to feel very comfortable and confident with yourself. People will often interrupt your work and take pictures of your materials, asking what paint you use.” 

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LIGHTHOUSE IMMERSIVE ARRIVES IN SF

“Creativity and innovation are part of San Francisco‘s DNA. It is very appropriate that we are the first city on the West Coast to welcome the all-new visually-striking Immersive Van Gogh exhibition.”

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We want to involve people in the spirit of this story in a way that feels closer and more tangible than in a stage production or film.

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ROBERT LEPAGE

Every project comes with its own continent; oftentimes, I will need to know not only about costumes and sets and period music, but about humanity and psychology.

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CINDY SHIH & TSUNGWEI WOO

As Cindy Shih and Tsungwei Moo wrap up their residency at Immersive Van Gogh San Francisco, the artists chat with smART Magazine to discuss how to find inspiration in everyday life, painting for an audience, and the best-kept food secrets in the Bay area.

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SEAN WATSON & CAMERON GIBSON

“Illusionarium is reiterating entertainment through a powerful portal and a fully curated live experience of what magic is.” 

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DENNIS WATKINS - MAGICIAN

"Dennis Watkins wants you to know that magic is growing. It is not just this mysterious craft that only kids enjoy, it is for everybody."

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MASSIMILIANO SICCARDI - CREATOR

“Let’s imagine an absolute silence that allows us to perceive our own heartbeat, the blood flow, our inner pulsation: this is the feeling that I wanted to translate into music.”

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AMY WALSH - BARRE INSTRUCTOR

“We’re the little underdogs; we’re just trying to get by, so I really wanted to find somebody that needed a break as well."

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MARIA & IRINA - MAESTRO ARTIST MANAGEMENT

"There are always questions that you ask yourself, like: should we have taken more risks? Sometimes it’s easy to get intimidated by economic constraints and then sometimes you think maybe you should have just done it."

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DANNY SMITH - ARTIST IN RESIDENCE - TORONTO

"My job as artist-in-residence is to be at the exhibition all-day painting live, making collages live, and stencils and acrylic portraits live at the show. When you exit the exhibit, you enter the gift shop and I'm right there. I'm covered in paint, loving life."

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KEVIN KOPJAK - PUBLICIST

He believes that this is a “perfect stepping stone for people who may not be too familiar with fine art” and because of the installation’s use of technology it also reaches a demographic beyond those interested in solely art.