Tina Sauerländer: Virtual Reality in Art Institutions

Presenting alternate reality media in a physical space

Friday, March 2, 2018, 1.20 pm 

Curator Tina Sauerlaender (peer to space) introduces Virtual Reality as an artistic medium. She will speak about its history, current developments, different technologies as well as their installation in exhibitions. She will discuss her role as a curator and mediator between the audience and the artists dealing with alternate reality media. She will share her experiences of organizing and curating VR exhibitions like »The Unframed World« (HeK, Basel), »Uncanny Conditions« (whiteBOX, Munich) and »RESET III and Virtual Reality« (PRISKA PASQUER, Cologne, all 2017).

Tina Sauerländer

Tina Sauerländer is a curator and writer based in Berlin. She focuses on the impact of the digital and the internet on individual environments and society. With her exhibition hub »peer to space« she has been organizing and curating international group shows, e.g »The Unframed World. Virtual Reality as Artistic Medium for the 21st Century« at HeK Basel in 2017. She is co-founder of »Radiance«, an international online platform for artistic VR experiences. She is a PhD candidate at The University of Art and Design Linz, and she is a board member of the media arts society in Berlin.