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A Massive, Glowing, Art Installation that Channels the Collective Mood of the Chinese People

Using custom software, millions of emoji are sifted through, and in combination with the I Ching, they inform the color and movement of this light art

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It's not often that ancient Chinese texts about divining the future and social media meet. It's even less often that they meet in the form of a giant light show that takes place on the facade of a former Olympic venue. But this is what takes place in artist Jennifer Wen Ma and lighting designer Zheng Jianwei's Nature and Man in Rhapsody of Light at the Water Cube.

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