How does an artist work in virtual reality?
Contemporary Art | The technological transformations specific to virtual reality open the way for the first artistic experiments. Collaborations between artists and specialized service providers are developing, although the cost of production remains very high. From a forecast perspective, the global virtual reality market, currently around $11 million, is expected to reach $60 million by 2023. These perspectives will develop in the art field. What is experiencing an artwork in virtual reality? What do virtual reality artworks say about our relationship to reality and our body?
Experiencing artworks in virtual reality
You walk down the street in Manhattan. Suddenly, a few meters away from you, a man comes to kill a passer-by with his baseball bat. What are you doing? Are you screaming for help, running to save the victim or hiding your face? You remove your VR mask. You have just experienced Real Violence, a work by Jordan Wolfson (1980) exhibited at the […]
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