Viewing articles tagged with 'Virtual Reality'

Temple Bar Gallery + Studios, 5-9 Temple Bar, Dublin, Ireland

Tai Shani: Tragodía

Tai Shani, Tragodia, Temple Bar Gallery + Studios. Photograph by Kasia Kaminska

Blue is the first thing that greets you at Temple Bar Gallery + Studios. An inviting blue covers the gallery’s exterior windows, providing privacy to those inside. Beyond the blue, as it does on the visible spectrum of light, lies violet. This warm shade of lavender wraps itself around the internal walls and dominates the gallery floor via a large and continuous sculpture in the same hue. Beyond violet on the visible spectrum lies ultraviolet, the invisible, the mystical. In Tai Shani’s ‘Tragodía’ this movement through colour is represented by a virtual reality play which requires special eyewear to view. Review by Aidan Kelly Murphy

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Rubin Museum of Art, 150 W 17th St, New York, NY 10011, USA

A Lost Future

A Lost Future, 2018 installation view

Currently at the Rubin Museum, New York, is A Lost Future, a yearlong exhibition on view through January 28th, 2019, showcasing explorations of the future, a theme that in this context is applied specifically to Bengal and South Asia by Shezad Dawood, Matti Braun, and the Otolith. Review by Louis Soulard

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Whitney Museum of American Art, 99 Gansevoort Street, New York, NY 10014

Whitney Biennial 2017

Installation Occupy Museums,  Debtfair, 2017  ( 2017 Whitney Biennial, March 17—June 11, 2017).  Thirty artworks and interactive website.  Whitney Museum of American Art

The 78th instalment of the Whitney Biennial for 2017 - which always aims for the zeitgeist and the seminal - opens at a time of crisis not only in the United States, but around the world. Review by Arthur Ivan Bravo

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Basement Roma, Via Nicola Ricciotti 4, 00195 Rome

Ed Fornieles: Truth Table

Ed Fornieles: Truth Table, installation view at Basement Roma, 2016

In Truth Table, Ed Fornieles converts the gallery into the provider of an experience: a new VR product that allows the viewer to occupy a changing host of bodies as they engage in a chain of sexual interactions.

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Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Chausseestrasse 128/129, 10115 Berlin

Halil Altındere: Space Refugee

Halil Altındere, 3 Cosmonaut Family Costumes (2016), Muhammed Ahmed Faris with Friends I - II  (2016);  exhibition view  Space Refugee,  Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, 2016

In light of European defence against immigrants, Halil Altındere proposes - at some ironic distance - to use the cosmic space as a haven for refugees. This vision of a life in space for the refugees is illustrated with specially designed spacesuits from a fictitious “Palmyra”-space mission, a planetary rover and a virtual reality video.

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Phoenix, 4 Midland Street, Leicester, LE1 1TG

Kitty Clark: Mr. Nobody

Kitty Clark: Mr. Nobody, installation view at Phoenix, 2016

Kitty Clark presents an oculus rift virtual reality experience at the centre of a series of sculptures and projection works. Mr. Nobody, the central figure in the installation, suffers from Technostress, a term coined to describe the negative psychological relationship between people and new technologies.

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