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Lu Yang

Gigant DOKU (2020) | Augmented Reality

In collaboration with Acute Art, Lu Yang and BMW have presented a new AR work where “DOKU”, the artist’s digital avatar, takes over the physical world in the form of a giant dancing superhero.

About Lu Yang

Lu Yang (b. 1984) is a Shanghai-based multi-media artist, who graduated from the New Media Art Department of the China Academy of Art. Deeply immersed in the subcultures of anime, video games, and Science-Fiction, the output of his artistic practice spans 3D-animated films, video game installations, holograms, neon, VR and software manipulation, often with overt Japanese manga and anime references. His work was displayed in exhibitions at Kulturforum, Berlin; Centre Pompidou, Paris; M Woods, Beijing; Shanghai Biennale; and Athens Biennale. Lu Yang was announced as BMW Art Journey awardee during Art Basel in Basel in 2019.


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