Virtual Reality: The Future of Art?
Thursday 1 June 2017
PLEASE NOTE: This Date Has Passed
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Courtauld Institute of Art, Somerset House, Strand, London, WC2R 0RN
- Adham Faramawy - Artist
- Chris Michaels - Director of Digital at National Gallery
- Freya Murray - Program Manager (Creative Lead) at Google Cultural Institute Lab
- Kay Watson - Assistant Digital Curator at Serpentine Gallery
- Organised by students of the MA Curating the Art Museum
As we consider the future of making art and its display in museums, what role(s) will virtual reality play? There are ethical and practical implications for curators in collecting and showing this continually-developing art form. What are the responsibilities of artists, educators and curators in making this new media accessible inside and outside of museums?