The world’s first mixed reality [MR] artwork goes to auction.
‘I BELIEVE THAT THE ART OF THE FUTURE WILL BE ART WITHOUT OBJECTS, A PURE TRANSMISSION OF ENERGY BETWEEN THE VIEWER AND THE ARTIST.’ MARINA ABRAMOVIĆ© CHRISTIE’S 2020
One of the world’s leading artists looks to technology to bring a work presented as if in a room with the artist and viewer.
Created by Tin Drum the team behind The Life, by Marina Abramović, and now going to auction at Christie’s in October 2020.
For The Life, Tin Drum filmed Abramović at one of the few studios capable of such capture, using 32 cameras linked by a sophisticated algorithmic system within a green screen tent. The result is not only the world’s first piece of Mixed Reality performance art, it’s also the first foray into a recorded medium presented as happening in real time.