Koo Jeong A’s drawings brought to life in AR for the 58th Venice Biennale
Acute Art is delighted to present Koo Jeong A’s first augmented reality (AR) artwork Prerequisites 7 featuring seven of her drawings in 3D and 2D, during the 58th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia, 8 – 12 May 2019. The drawings brought to life in AR are a collection of pen drawings from […]
Daniel Birnbaum in conversation with Johnny Golding and John Slyce
Join us at 7pm on 24 April at The Store X, 180 The Strand, for an after hours viewing of Lunatick, and a conversation between Royal College of Art Professor Johnny Golding, author John Slyce and Director of Acute Art, Daniel Birnbaum. Doors will open from 6pm and viewings will take place before and after the talk until […]
New dates added for Lunatick! Extended until 5 May.
We are delighted to announce that Lunatick at The Store X, 180 The Strand, has now been extended until 5 May. Tickets are selling fast. Book now.
More tickets released for Lunatick, by Antony Gormley and Dr. Priyamvada Natarajan
Due to popular demand, more tickets have been released for Antony Gormley and Dr. Priyamvada Natarajan’s first VR collaboration, Lunatick at The Store X, 180 The Strand. Gormley, whose lifelong focus has been to investigate the body-in-space, first met the acclaimed astrophysicist and Yale professor, Dr. Priyamvada Natarajan at Trinity College Cambridge after he was invited by by […]
Marina Abramović’s first virtual reality artwork to be presented at the 58th Venice Biennale
We are delighted to announce that Rising, a virtual reality artwork by Marina Abramović, will be presented by Phi during the 58th Venice Biennale at Palazzo Ca’ Rezzonico. Marina Abramović’s virtual reality piece addresses climate change by transporting viewers to witness the effects of rising sea levels. Wearing an immersive headset, viewers enter an intimate virtual space, where they come […]
Major Nathalie Djurberg and Hans Berg exhibition opens at Schirn Kunsthalle
Nathalie Djurberg and Hans Berg’s immersive virtual reality experience, It Will End in Stars is now on view in their latest exhibition A Journey Through Mud and Confusion with Small Glimpses of Air at the Schirn Kunsthalle until 26 May.
Aporias by Louisa Clement, now on view at Sprengel Museum
Louisa Clement’s first ever VR, Aporias, is now on view at the Sprengel Museum in Hannover until 6 October 2019. The work continues the German artist’s interest in real and artificial bodies, and automations, translating her celebrated photographic work into virtual reality.
Daniel Birnbaum to curate Electric for Frieze New York
Electric, curated by Daniel Birnbaum presents a selection of VR and AR artworks by artists of different generations, including Anish Kapoor and Rachel Rossin, who explore this new medium from radically different angles. “When a new medium emerges and is employed by artists there appears to be a window of a few years that allows for […]
Acute Art presents Daniel Birnbaum in conversation with Michelle Kuo
Join us for a lecture on art and technology delivered by curator Michelle Kuo, followed by a conversation with Daniel Birnbaum, in celebration of their recent publication More Than Real: Art in the Digital Age. Michelle Kuo, former editor-in-chief of Artforum, stepped down last year to become the Marlene Hess Curator of Painting and Sculpture […]
Acute Art presents Daniel Birnbaum in conversation with Mark Leckey
Daniel Birnbaum is joined by Turner Prize winning artist Mark Leckey for a conversation on lending enchantment to digital materials and other stories. Since the late 1990’s, Mark Leckey’s sculpture, sound, film and performance practice has addressed the radical effect of technology on popular culture. He returns frequently to the themes of desire and transformation, […]