At Catalyst, leaders and artists at the forefront of innovation considered the implications of digital transformation in the arts through the lenses of sustainability, ethics and exploration. In addition to designing the event, Luxe Fête produced the plenary sessions, the breakout sessions, the artist installations, the lunch and of course the party. Luxe Fete staged the Knight Foundation’s Catalyst Art Forum at the New World Symphony, an institution that is making the most of its digital opportunities for the betterment of Miami and classical music. So much inspiration, and so many connections cultivated from this special day.
As shared in an op-ed piece in the Miami Herald: “The result was evident at Catalyst. Art museums in cyberspace, a robotic sculpture that responded to improvised music, a sound installation whose complexity is only possible in a digital platform and performative video synchronized with live musical presentation. Each example of artistic expression invited speculation about its next iteration. Miami Art Week is about today’s Miami. Catalyst is about tomorrow. Thanks to the Knight Foundation. As evident at the Catalyst symposium, we have already begun to define the next Miami. Artistic activity amplified by digital tools gives our city a significant added dimension. Art made digitally transforms us and takes us across the bridges of inclusion.”