Akiko Yamashita

Portal, 2015

Portal is a 7000 pixels of animated light hallway created by artist Akiko Yamashita in the Weller Court plaza in Little Tokyo district of downtown Los Angeles in 2015. It brings color and motion to the city center. It has become a destination portal – formally a dark tunnel – has been transformed by this Japanese artist. Her spiral beam of light inspire children to adult express their own creativity. The artwork received Silver A’Design Award.

Location : Weller Court, Little Tokyo

Project curated by Now Art LA

Production : VT PRO DESIGN

Photographer : Josué Bieri