As well as the stuff inside Pharos and the hotel, we are also excited to announce new works by the following artists: 

Ai Weiwei – a re-imagined, reconfigured Chin Dynasty building that subverts American as much as Chinese monumentalism; 

White House, 2015, Ai Weiwei
Photographer: Unknown

Oliver Beer – an underground ear that allows you to eavesdrop on (and shout obscenities at) people standing nine metres over your head;

Confessional, 2018, Oliver Beer
Artwork render

A simulation of the workings of purgatory, heaven and hell, courtesy of Dante’s Inferno, via artist Alfredo Jaar;

The Divine Comedy, Alfredo Jaar, 2018
Artwork render
The Divine Comedy, Alfredo Jaar, 2018
Artwork render

A drawing machine by Australian artist Cameron Robbins;

Wind Section Instrumental, 2013–17, Cameron Robbins
Artwork render

A fabulous, 25-metre underground light work by artist collective UVA. (Fun fact: the excavation for this new development is 4.5 times greater than it was for the museum.)

Our Time, 2016, UVA
Artwork render

Do you remember the Ryoji Ikeda light-tower, spectra, from the first ever Dark Mofo? Of course you do. We’re getting that, too. (It will operate a couple of times a year.)

spectra [tasmania], 2013, Ryoji Ikeda

In addition, Wim Delvoye�of shit-machine fame—is proposing a 63-metre tower that simulates an interlacing DNA spiral. To repeat: It’s not modest.

Wim Delvoye artwork render