Sneak Peek: Burning Man Unfolds at the Renwick

This is a detail shot of one of the Shrumen Lumen mushrooms from Foldhaus.

Installation shots of Shrumen Lumen, Smithsonian American Art Museum, 2018, courtesy of the Smithsonian American Art Museum, photos by Libby Weiler

What's going on behind-the-scenes at the Renwick Gallery? While the Renwick is closed, it's far from dark: artists are installing the large-scale works that will be a part of No Spectators: The Art of Burning Man, opening on March 30. Shrumen Lumen is an interactive sculpture installation by FoldHaus Art Collective that responds to human interaction. FoldHaus is a collective of engineers, designers, and makers dedicated to creating interactive kinetic art. 

This is a photograph of two designers in Foldhaus looking up into Shrumen Lumen.


This is a interior photograph inside Foldhaus' Shrumen Lumen exhibition.

Here and above, FoldHaus Art Collective members Jesse Silver and Joerg Student during the installation.

Learn more about the artists and artworks featured in the exhibitionNo Spectators: The Art of Burning Man.

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