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“Opticks: A Laser Odyssey” by Lapis Laser Display for BLINK

October 10, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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One event on October 13, 2019 at 7:00 pm

Free and open to the public

21c Museum Hotel Cincinnati is proud to present Opticks: A Laser Odyssey, by Lapis Laser Display, which will create a ‘light ceiling’ above Gano Alley for 4 nights during BLINK Festival. Constructed of mounted mirrors, high-powered laser beams and fog machines, this temporary installation will erase and reveal a web of ever-changing lights overhead. Inspired by “the colour’d Image of the Laser,” this light display is a reference to Sir Isaac Newton’s description of the rainbow effects that were the result of his early experiments with prisms.

Thirsty? Make your way to our Cocktail Terrace for refreshments by Metropole and unforgettable views of downtown Cincinnati.

Avoid the stress of driving home after the festival and book a staycation with the Yellow Penguin. Take home a limited edition blacklight print tote from BLDG with our Think Blink package. To reserve, call 513.578.6600 or use preferential code: ‘BLINK’ 



BLINK is one of the largest light, art and projection mapping events in the nation.

Returning October 10-13, 2019, this free four-day event takes place in downtown Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky, spanning more than 30 city blocks and crossing the historic John A. Roebling Suspension Bridge over the Ohio River. BLINK will turn the region into an outdoor art museum with large-scale projection mapping installations, murals, and immersive art. Hours run from 7pm-11pm each night.


About Lapis Laser

Lapis Laser Display is comprised of artists Garett Crabtree and Ryan Daly. Based in Louisville Kentucky, Lapis Laser Display specializes in original laser compositions and installations. From dance clubs to haunted houses to art museums or stage shows, their work has been embraced by a diverse array of business and art organizations. Their portfolio includes work for the Speed Art MuseumLouisville Ballet, Waverly Hills Sanatorium, and the Holiday Laser Dome.


October 10, 2019
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Free and open to the public
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