Demi Lovato, Lily Collins Attend Refinery29’s 29Rooms L.A. Opening

Margot Robbie, Demi Lovato and Janelle Monáe were among the collaborators who attended an opening night party for Refinery29’s West Coast debut of “29Rooms,” a sold-out interactive art exhibit on display through Dec. 17 at Row DTLA.
“I’m doing a room called ‘What’s Your Frequency?’” Monáe said. “It’s about this ongoing conversation around mass surveillance, the weaponization of technology and cultural uniformity. My space was created so that we can come together and talk about the complexities of our humanity.”
Monáe’s installation featured black-and-white mannequins alongside mirrors and security cameras. “Right now, we’re at such a nascent stage psychologically versus the rapid exponential rate at which technology is advancing. It’s like we’re babies with chainsaws,” she said, describing the concept behind her piece. “We have some questions to ask ourselves. How are we all going to deal with what that means, what that means to be dealing with technology that is moving at an exponential rate when we’re moving linear-ly?”
Teen singers Chloe and Halle Bailey were also on hand for their collaboration. “Benjamin Shine created this beautiful piece for us,” Chloe said of their space which featured an audio visual activation inspired by the idea of harmony and uniting energy. “It represents sisterhood

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