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Frieze Fairs - 02 May 2019

‘There is something delightful in how frail technology is, it teaches us something about ourselves’

Artist Rachel Rossin participates in the new VR exhibition, Electric, at Frieze New York

 

Daniel Birnbaum, Director of Acute Art, has curated a new Virtual Reality (VR) section for Frieze New York, entitled Electric. The exhibition includes works by Nathalie Djurberg and Hans Berg, Anish Kapoor, Koo Jeong A, Städelschule Architecture Class (SAC), R.H. Quaytman, Rachel Rossin, and Timur Si-Qin.

Two programs, Alternate Current (AC) and Direct Current (DC), will alternate every half hour. Visitors will experience the artworks inside the Electric booth.

Electric is realized in partnership with LIFEWTR, a premium water brand committed to advancing emerging artists on a global stage. By providing headsets, which pair with phones allowing users to view the exhibited Virtual Reality (VR) works through the Acute Art app, Electric can be experienced by audiences beyond the fair