As a collaboration between artist Brad Johnson
, Glowbox, and chamber music collective 45th Parallel Universe
, Les Boréades
was an experiment in concert presentation as equal parts performance and visual experience. By utilizing PICA
’s open layout, attendees could witness the performance from any angle. The 14-piece orchestra, staged in a circle formation between two massive scrim dividers, was surrounded by four seating sections— after each piece, attendees were encouraged to switch seats, rotating through each section for a full 360-degree experience.