Aalto University to present innovative virtual models of legendary art exhibitions
From Monday 14 March, we welcome you to visit and experience the installation Matter, Non-Matter, Anti-Matter. Past Exhibitions as Digital Experiences, which will start its Finnish tour from the main lobby of the Väre-building at Otaniemi campus. The opening of the exhibition, augmented with a panel discussion, will be held on Thursday 17 March from 17:00-19:00 o'clock.
The installation Matter, Non-Matter, Anti-Matter. Past Exhibitions as Digital Experiences is part of the large-scale cooperation project Beyond Matter – Cultural Heritage on the Verge of Virtual Reality, dedicated to novel, digital approaches to exhibition revival, documentation, and dissemination, as well as the artistic, curatorial and museological development of the opportunities presented by virtual representation.
The project Beyond Matter – Cultural Heritage on the Verge of Virtual Reality is an international, collaborative, practice-based research project led by ZKM | Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe in partnership with the Aalto University in Espoo, Centre Pompidou in Paris, Ludwig Museum – Museum of Contemporary Art in Budapest, Tallinna Kunstihoone, and Tirana Art Lab – Center for Contemporary Art. The project is co-funded by the Creative Europe Programme of the European Union and German Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media.
Matter, Non-Matter, Anti-Matter is conceived as a travelling installation, to be exhibited in 2021–2023 at the Tallinn Art Hall, Aalto University, Tirana Art Lab, ZKM | Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe, and Centre Pompidou Paris.
The installation is exhibited at:
Väre, Otaniementie 14, Espoo
14.–27.3.2022 (Main lobby, 108a)
26.4.–9.5.2022 (V2 Gallery, R028/G204)
Helsinki Central Library Oodi, Töölönlahdenkatu 4, Helsinki
Design Museum, Korkeavuorenkatu 23, Helsinki
This online brochure provides regularly updated information on the installation.