Viewing articles tagged with 'Virtual Reality'

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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