Athanasiou has previously explored the concepts of quantum physics in installation artworks, but this time wanted to create a more immediate experience.
“Virtual reality gives us the opportunity to create a much more immersive art experience than we would otherwise experience at a look-at-an-object gallery,” Athanasiou notes. “Experiencing art using virtual reality feels like you are injecting the art straight into your brain neurons. It gives the opportunity to the participant to fully immerse as well as, in some cases, interact and participate with the artwork and not just be a passive receiver.”
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