A Step Into the Unknown, With Virtual Reality

Artikel in The New York Times over de beslissing van Daniel Birnbaum uit een prestigieus museum te vertrekken, om zijn geluk te beproeven in start-up op het gebied van VR. Hoe ver zijn eigenlijk de ontwikkelingen in Virtual Reality?

In het artikel passeren uiteenlopend toepassingen van VR-technieken in kunstzinnige uitingen de revue. 

'When Daniel Birnbaum announced last summer that he was stepping down as the director of the renowned Moderna Museet to join a virtual reality start-up, it raised eyebrows in the art world. Why would he leave all this behind to work with VR, a technology still in its infancy?'

'Mr. Birnbaum said that one of VR’s biggest challenges is how to show it to large audiences. Until headsets are widely available, Acute Art is making do with phone-ready 360-degree video, or it is relying on gallery and museum shows where headsets can be provided'.


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