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Wonderspaces Brings Immersive Art Back To San Diego

The Hoshi art installation, by Nonotak Studio, is shown in this photo at Wond...

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Above: The Hoshi art installation, by Nonotak Studio, is shown in this photo at Wonderspaces in San Diego, June 4, 2018.

Wonderspaces returns to San Diego Friday, shining a spotlight on 15 interactive works of art from around the world.

The pop-up museum at the B Street Cruise Terminal at the Port of San Diego will run through the summer.

Organizers said last year's Wonderspaces exhibit drew more than 60,000 visitors.

This year's theme is "With Creative License."

Italian artist Stefano Ogliari Badessi is one of the artists featured in the exhibition. His installation, "Inside the Breath," features a giant dragon balloon made of hundreds of plastic bags taped together. Visitors can walk inside the large space created by the inflated balloon.

Wonderspaces creative director Kendall Warson said it highlights the immersive nature of the work they are trying to feature.

“People can be inside of it and they can have a personal connection to it and a moment where they are seeing it from a different perspective,” Warson said.

Warson said each installation is different and can activate various senses to immerse a viewer into the piece.

Wonderspaces is open from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily.


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