Real Virtuality Art Exhibit in Tel Aviv, Israel
actual painting belongs to the real world: it has WEIGHT. You can hang it on
the wall, you can touch it, smell it, and even destroy it.
A photo of an actual painting published on the WWW belongs to
the virtual world: it has dimensions, it has color, but it has NO WEIGHT. You
cannot hang it on the wall, you can not touch it, smell it, or destroy it – at the most you
can delete it.
, there’s a third possibility: you can gather the artists that published their
creations on the WWW and hang their (virtual) works of art on the walls of a real
gallery. You may call this Real
virtuality as contrary to virtual reality.
example for this new trend is materializing these days: The Magen David Album
Exhibit shows 25 actual works of art that were published during the last two-years
the works deal with the Israeli national emblem- the Star of David. Artists who
met on cyberspace will shake hands and SPEAK with each other starting from
April 2008, 20:00, at Beit Sokolov, the Government Press Office, Tel Aviv,
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