Between the pandemic and the fact that people are getting more and more accustomed to tech entertainment, the past year has seen VR become a reality that everyone is being drawn to. The industry as a whole is growing at a fast pace: the global VR market size is projected to increase from less than five billion U.S. dollars in 2021 to more than 12 billion U.S. dollars by 2024. This has led to a more diversified approach and use of VR applications that has attracted numerous industries. …

On View @Messums London until 24 October 2020 ‘A Dark Story In White’ — It feels distressing to step into the Musseums Gallery and just be involved into Jørgen Haugen Sørensen‘s tales. The creatures presented at the show dissemble into clay: they are covering their eyes making themselves blind to the outside world, while getting sucked up into the matter they are made of. There’s a figurine crouching down in despair, on top of a multitude of other bodies, in an eerie miniature. …

Gazelli Art House’s Exhibition , ‘Enter Through the Headset 5’ (ETTH5) is still ongoing at its space in Dover Street, London until the 17th October. This is the fifth edition of the annual Virtual Reality event, whose aim is to explore the work of a variegated set of artists (this year has been ten), to celebrate new technologies and that good flavour only jumping into parallel universes gives you. ETTH5 features artworks from Rebecca Allen (US), Jocelyn Anquetil (UK), BRiGHTBLACK (Simon Wilkinson and Myra Appannah) (UK), Claudia Hart (US), Gibson / Martelli with Roche & Mercier (UK/ Ireland), Michael Takeo…

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