Famous for his creative work in forms of computer games, the Chinese contemporary artist Feng Mengbo was invited to set up a virtual reality installation adopting the latest Oculus rift VR system. Audience can put on the VR headset to immerse in a virtual world designed by the artist: Feng Mengbo set up a stage of unlimited time and damage, and activated about ten robots to fight against each other in a pool. The audience gets a free view as a spectator. All characters are essentially the same naked girl, who is always talking on her iphone, with a bunch of roses as her signature weapon. Dead bodies will transform into giant roses.
The artwork was modified from the artist’s previous work, Q3D, which was exhibited in the 3rd Seoul International Media Art Festival and Art on the Beach (2004, Nice, France). The artist redesigned the 3D model for a new perspective using the virtual reality technology.
Date: 21 March 2017 – 21 May 2017
Venue: Entrance of chi K11 Art Space
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