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“What sets Otherworld apart, is the combination of art, sculpture, and tech elements “in a way that hasn’t been done anywhere else.” Every aspect of Otherworld — the tactile floors and walls, the sound, the rave-meets-Kusama lighting — are designed for total immersion.”

Otherworld Opens In Columbus

FOX 28 | ABC 6

“Otherworld is a 32,000 square foot immersive art installation in Columbus. Feature Reporter Joe Sam was able to live in a fantasy as he explored the wonders of Otherworld.”

Adventures await in Otherworld, Columbus’ interactive art playground

CLEVELAND.COM | THE PLAIN DEALER

“Renda and his team of engineers, designers and artists all hoped to create a new kind of art experience. And they accomplished it; Otherworld is unlike anything else in Columbus’ art scene.”

Interactive Art, Entertainment Destination Set to Open in Columbus

10 TV

“Otherworld. The attraction is 30,000 square feet filled with 40 rooms of artistic fun, mystery, discovery and exploration. “It’s a giant, explorable, interactive art installation,””

Otherworld Interactive Art Installation Opening on East Side

NBC 4

“Otherworld is an immersive art experience like Columbus has never seen. It’s also shedding light on a community that needs some rejuvenation. Otherworld is made up of dozens of rooms…”

Photos: Otherworld Gears Up for Soft Opening

COLUMBUS UNDERGROUND

“CU toured the work that has been done so far, including rooms surrounded by light beams and reflective floors, interactive light orbs and projective screens, mini-murals, and as promised, a 20-foot tall tree and cave…”

Cover: Inside the imaginative, fully immersive art escape of Otherworld

COLUMBUS ALIVE

“Maybe you’re still not quite sure what to make of Otherworld… So we went next-level. Alive recently sent five staffers — four writers and a photographer — through Otherworld, not on a media tour, but to experience it as any visitor would…”

Art goes interactive at East Side’s unique Otherworld

COLUMBUS DISPATCH

“Otherworld is a unique addition to the Columbus scene. The realization certainly will hit them long before they enter one of the last spaces — “Infinity Hallway” — where dozens of LED light posts and mirrors create a fun house-type illusion of space.”

Otherworld: An Immersive Art Experience

PBS WOSU

“Take a peek inside Otherworld, the new immersive art experience located inside an abandoned strip mall in Columbus. In this sci-fi adventure space where art meets technology visitors are welcome to explore the 47 rooms of…”

Sneak Peek: Otherworld to provide endless mysterious adventures

614 MAGAZINE

“I’m taken in by the design. With light projections, fantastical creatures, infinity mirrors, interactive control panels, and a central surreal-looking tree, Otherworld functions at a core level as a giant immersive piece of art…”

WORTH THE DRIVE: New attraction in Columbus to transport you to another world

DAYTON.COM

“As technology rapidly evolves, so do the entertainment possibilities. Otherworld, set to open in April, is a new attraction in Columbus that promises to take visitors into interactive alternate dimensions beyond their wildest dreams.”

Discover Otherworld: A Science-Fiction Art Installation Landing In Central Ohio

WOSU PUBLIC MEDIA

“Each room offers its own universe, with a distinct concept or theme. As a visitor to Otherworld Industries, you’re left alone to wander, discover and build the story yourself.”

"Otherworld" Aims to Create Unique Immersive Art Experience

SPECTRUM NEWS 1

“Experiencing art doesn’t have to be something that’s real high-brow and kind of passive, that you look at on a wall. It can be something that’s fun and meaningful at the same time. And that’s what we are trying to do here.”

An Awakening in Columbus, a Reckoning in Williamsburg

NEW YORK TIMES

“Otherworld will be an immersive experience that combines storytelling, interactive art and escape rooms. As I made my way from room to room, things got stranger and stranger… It felt like the future walking through those tripped-out halls”

This 32,000 Square Foot Art Installation In Ohio Is Like Something From Your Wildest Dreams

ONLY IN OHIO

“Other World is a place where you can temporarily escape reality and enter another realm. A massive art installation paired with impressive technology… This is one Ohio attraction that belongs at the very top of your bucket list this year.”

Immersive Art Installation will Invite Visitors to Explore a New World

COLUMBUS ALIVE

“Located in a former Sports Authority store on the city’s far East Side, the massive fantasy-land is part haunted house, part real-life first-person video game, part interactive movie set and part outsized art installation.”

A Unique, Immersive Art Experience Is Opening In Columbus Later This Year

COLUMBUS NAVIGATOR

“We don’t just need traditional gallery shows and art hanging in museums. We need interactive, all-encompassing art. The kind people go nuts for on social media and can’t stop talking about. Which is why I’m so excited to be writing about Otherworld…”

Upcoming Attraction Dubbed ‘Otherworld’ Part Art, Part Puzzle

COLUMBUS DISPATCH

An interactive, immersive-art attraction under construction on the East Side defies any easy description… an experience where visitors interact with lights, large props, computer projections and more as they negotiate their way through about 50 unique spaces…”

‘Otherworldly’ Immersive Art Experience Coming to Columbus

NO PROSCENIUM

“A lot of “immersive” installations of late are focused on creating selfie backgrounds, but to me “immersive” is about engaging with a space and finding meaning on a deeper level.”

‘Otherworldly’ Immersive Art Experience Coming to Columbus

COLUMBUS UNDERGROUND

“You could call it a large-scale art installation or an immersive art experience, but regardless, Otherworld — a 25,000 square foot immersive art attraction coming soon to Columbus — is highly ambitious…”

A Behind The Scenes Look At Otherworld, The Immersive Art Experience You Won’t Want To Miss

COLUMBUS NAVIGATOR

“This city is artsy, and we’re not afraid to show it. That’s why I couldn’t be more thrilled that something like Otherworld is coming to town. In case you haven’t heard, Otherworld is a massive, immersive art experience that is set to open on the city’s east side this spring.”

Otherworld: 50-Room Mysterious Art Labyrinth Opening Late 2018

614NOW

“Have you ever been inside a 25,000-square-foot puzzle? Us either, which is why we’re so excited for Otherworld Ohio to open. This immersive art experience sends visitors through a more than 50-scene labyrinth of special effects…”

The Coolest Place in Columbus is About to Open

COLUMBUS NAVIGATOR

“We had the opportunity to explore Otherworld during the building process and let me just say, it looks pretty freaking awesome. Photos don’t do justice to the scale of the art pieces at the installation.”

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