Leo Villareal, Corona, 2018. Image © Leo Villareal)

Ahead of Frieze Week in London, digital-art platform Outland and arts organisation Stone Nest will host a new, immersive work by Leo Villareal, the American light artist who illustrates function with luminous form.

The show will play out at Stone Nest’s Soho chapel, a Grade II-listed Welsh church (and former squat) serving as a temporary performing arts venue for artists and musicians. While they proceed with the building’s restoration, Villareal will take over the space on 11 October with his generative digital artwork, an LED translation of blockchain technology.

Stone Nest in Soho, London. Photography: Valentina Korabelnikova

Villareal will use his own custom software to code a visual manifestation of the blockchain technology – a geometric display weaving colour and light through the Victorian-era chapel alongside ambient audio.

Outland sees the event as a mesmerising kick-off to a week of art events across the city.

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