A Trippy Time at the VMFA? Or … Will Susan Frise Hathaway Get Skeered Again?

Next weekend the VMFA will “repurpose” the War Memorial Chapel. Two artists, John Dombroski and Ander Mikalson, are “planning to turn the memorial into a trippy funhouse full of disorienting light, sound and shadow.” According to Dombroski, “By illuminating and amplifying the building and visitors’ presence within it, we will create a heightened sensory experience that invites investigation and introspection.” The result, according to one report, will “probe the chapel’s socio-political significance.”


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