Custom painted and laminated floor with a rubber padding underneath. Mixed media textile paintings drape from one wall, over the ceiling and down the opposite wall. Glistening fabrics piece together the large paintings. Handmade lighting fixtures look like hanging orbs - all equipped with LIFX smart bulbs. Artful meditation pillows add to the tranquil environment.
"A wrapping helix of interconnected prismatic panels, dense with layers of screen-printing, drawn and painted images, and stitching, is activated with a LIFX lighting motherboard. As an environment, it resembles a fantastic dream, luminous and alive..." (Shana Nys Dambrot, LA Weekly)
“Stepping into Laurie Shapiro’s latest art immersive, Alchemy Tunnel, feels like time has stopped in that moment. Before you’ve had a chance to look around, you already feel different. Instantly you’ve become centered.” (Marisa Molinaro, LA Parents Guide )
The ground level welcomes you with a 180 sq foot immersive art installation, bathroom, kitchen and makeup area. Orb lights are at eye level here, creating a more intimate space for photos, or a great space to “wow” visitors into a dream world. A laminated, mixed media floor surrounded by original textile paintings. The adjacent kitchen and makeup area allows space to lay out food or costume changes. Private bathroom with shower.