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180 The Strand - London, United Kingdom
An introduction to the fascinating world of virtual and augmented realities and how they are changing contemporary art and its institutions, delivered by the world's leading university for Art and Design, the RCA, in collaboration with preeminent producer and platform for VR in an art context, Acute Art.

Providing unparalleled access to globally recognised artists, designers, entrepreneurs and art world practitioners in the field of Virtual and Augmented Reality (VR/AR), this five-day short course is led by John Slyce (Senior Tutor, RCA) and Daniel Birnbaum (Artistic Director, Acute Art).

World-leading speakers will deliver each session, with site visits across London to map the production and reception of 21st century VR/AR art. Confirmed guest contributors you will interact with in-person or online on the 2023 programme include:
  • Olafur Eliasson, Artist
  • KAWS, Artist
  • Rodrigo Marques, CTO of Acute Art
  • Hans Ulrich Obrist, Curator and Director of the Serpentine Gallery
  • Gilbert & George, Artists
  • Crypto Entrepreneur Vignesh Sundaresan (AKA MetaKovan)
  • Simon Fox, CEO Frieze
  • Sophie McElligott, Director of Marketing and Communications at Dazed Media

These individuals will share how they are engaging with, exhibiting, collecting, negotiating and understanding the impact of these new technologies on the art world ecosystem.

Learn more here.

10% early bird discount price ends 16 July - apply now!
  • virtualreality
  • contemporaryart
  • entrepreneur
  • curation



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Present Futures: Virtual and Augmented Reality in Art short courseLondon, United Kingdom