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Saturday Light Fever: Here Comes The Glow

The Glow Festival taking place on September 28 at Santa Monica Beach illuminates the night with works that are beyond trippy. Here’s what to expect from four participating artists

ARTIST: Shana Koenig
MEDIUM: Hanging sculptures of interwoven LED lights and crystals
FEELS LIKE: Bioluminescent invertebrates dancing on your face

ARTIST: Rebeca Méndez
MEDIUM:
Video projections of Iceland’s landscapes mixed with images of Santa Monica Beach
FEELS LIKE:  
A massive moon rolling over you à la the boulder in Indiana Jones

ARTIST: Steven Hull
MEDIUM:
A giant model train with 15-foot sculptures of a ghost and sea maiden
FEELS LIKE:
Riding on an afterlife Amtrak train tear- ing through a postapocalyptic cityscape

ARTIST: Aphidoidea
MEDIUM:
Large, undulating quartzlike lights perched atop poles
FEELS LIKE:
Living beneath a sky of Q*bert cubes and oversize glass mushrooms