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
Daniel Birnbaum’s virtual reality exhibition, Electric, for Frieze New York, will bring together a selection of works by artists of different generations such as Anish Kapoor and Rachel Rossin. Visitors will experience the works within a booth-like immersive environment at the fair and online through their phones.
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, […]
Marina Abramovic launches new app ahead of her participation at the Nobel Week Dialogue
“Only when we change ourselves can we change others. Water matters.” Marina Abramović Marina Abramović will deliver a performance lecture at the Nobel Week Dialogue in Stockholm on 9 December 2019. Abramović is launching an app called Rising, letting users make active choices to take better care of the environment daily actions. The app is […]
Anish Kapoor in virtual reality
The artist Anish Kapoor discusses his first virtual reality work Into Yourself, Fall — an immersive journey into the unknown. ‘One of the things I’m concerned with is the relationship between materiality and non-materiality,’ says artist Anish Kapoor, discussing Into Yourself, Fall — his first virtual reality work, produced in collaboration with Acute Art, which […]
Behind the scenes of Marina Abramović’s Rising
The celebrated performance artist reveals the process behind Rising, an interactive game that lets players to decide whether she, and the planet, survive “When I was introduced to virtual reality, I understood the possibilities were enormous,” explains Marina Abramović. Renowned for her remarkable feats of physical endurance, the artist recognised the enormous potential of translating […]
How Jeff Koons created Phryne, his virtual ballerina
The artist, who is renowned world-wide for his Inflatables explains the extraordinary process of creating a virtual world populated by a glimmering dancer “There are many things that excite me about VR,” says Jeff Koons, discussing Phryne – a new virtual reality work produced in collaboration with Acute Art, which translates one of his iconic […]
Olafur Eliasson behind the scenes
The artist Olafur Eliasson goes behind the scenes of Rainbow — a virtual reality work that harnesses light and water to create glimmering colour ‘You don’t see light unless it falls on something,’ muses Olafur Eliasson, who has become renowned for creating art that harnesses elemental materials including light, water and air. The focus […]