K-Pop Superstars BTS Unveil New Artwork At The Serpentine

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K-Pop Superstars BTS Unveil New Artwork At The Serpentine
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In what might be the most unexpected crossover of 2020, K-pop superstar boyband BTS have teamed up with the Serpentine Gallery in London to unveil a new artwork.

The artwork isn't by BTS themselves, instead it's the work of Jacob Kudsk Steensen — an artist who's concerned with the meeting places between ecology and technology. This work, Catharsis, follows along those lines as it "immerses audiences in a digital simulation of a re-imagined old-growth forest".

Courtesy of Jacob Kudsk Steensen and Serpentine

It's all part of Connect, BTS, a series of artworks shown free globally. Apparently all the artworks resonate with the band's philosophy — please don't ask us what that is, we haven't the foggiest. BTS are immensely popular so don't be surprised to see plenty of hardcore fans flocking to the Serpentine. Or perhaps they'll just watch from the comfort of their own home, as you can see the artwork online.

Jacob Kudsk Steensen: Catharsis is open 14 January-15 March 2020 and is free to visit.

Last Updated 14 January 2020