Workshop
Sat 01 Jun 2019 - 11:00 - 18:00

Virtual Reality for Artists

Deadline for applications: Friday 3 May, 12.00 noon

Artists and photographers are invited to apply for a place on this one-day session covering the ins and outs of producing virtual reality artworks. Khora Contemporary is a leading virtual reality art production company working with artists such as Paul McCarthy, Yu Hong and Tony Oursler. The session will include talks and demonstrations and will cover the basics of:

  • What the process looks like from an artist’s perspective
  • Technical Aspects of VR
  • Distribution/Exhibition of VR Art
  • Market for VR Art

 

The session will be co-led by Peter Fisher and Sandra Nedvetskaia from Khora Contemporary, with a guest talk by artist Natasha Caruana. Prior experience of working with VR and digital technologies is not necessary. There are 10-12 places and participants will be selected on the strength of their practice and their response to the following 2-part question in the form below.


If you haven’t heard by Friday 10 May, your application has not been shortlisted.
Applicants must be committed to remaining for the entire day.
We regret that we cannot offer feedback on individual applications.
Lunch provided.

Biographies:

Natasha Caruana Natasha Caruana is a London-based artist working across photography, moving image and installation. She has an MA in Photography from the Royal College of Art, London and is a Senior Lecturer of Photography at the University for the Creative Arts, Farnham, UK. Her VR art work, Timely Tale, was a HOUSE/Photoworks co-commission for the House Biennial 2017.

Peter Fisher is a Partner with, and Co-Founder of, Khora Contemporary. He has a technical background in 3D graphics and animation and a strong interest in contemporary art, Peter is in many ways a bridge from the virtual world to the real world. He is in charge of the production process of creating engaging, high-quality content with this fast-moving new medium.

Sandra Nedvetskaia is a Partner with Khora Contemporary. She was with Christie’s International for almost ten years, working with important collectors, institutions and staging exhibitions in emerging markets, embarked on helping successfully resurrect Russia’s only contemporary art fair, Cosmoscow, in the role of co-Director. Today she runs her own art-advisory business out of Zurich.