Jacolby Satterwhite at Mitchell-Innes & Nash #ArtTuesday #VR
Jacolby Satterwhite creates some lovely mixed media pieces. The work incorporates lights with tech into sculptures. The signature for the show is a VR experience. Via Contemporary art daily:
The centerpiece of the exhibition is the debut of Satterwhite’s most recent immersive, virtual reality video installation, We Are In Hell When We Hurt Each Other. In the video, after which the exhibition takes its title, the current events of our present reality permeate Satterwhite’s quasi-utopic universe. This virtual world is rooted in the expression of Satterwhite’s body movements, which are modeled and transcribed through digital bodysuits into animated fembot form. Within the survival model and alternative reality motif of video games, the performative gestures of Satterwhite’s genderambiguous fembots carve out a space of resilient, afro-futurist self-expression.
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