Meet the Artists: Unleashed Utopias

Marlene Bart Theatrum Radix, 2023, still VR KUNSTPREIS der DKB in Kooperation mit CAA Berlin 2023 / VR ART PRIZE by DKB in Cooperation with CAA Berlin 2023 © Marlene Bart

As part of Berlin Art Week 2023, the Haus am Lützowplatz (HaL) will become a hotspot for digital art. The exhibition Unleashed Utopias. Artistic Speculations on Present and Future in the Metaverse shows works by the nominees for the VR Art Award of the DKB in cooperation with CAA Berlin. What is the difference between physical and virtual art? What inspires VR art? The five artists introduce themselves and their works.

Anan Fries




Anan Fries: Can you describe your unleashed utopia in three adjectives?
[Posthuman Wombs], 2022



Lauren Moffatt



Lauren Moffatt: What brought you to VR art?
Local Binaries, in production



Marlene Bart



Marlene Bart: What inspired you to create your VR artwork and installation?
Theatrum Radix, 2022



Mohsen Hazrati



Mohsen Hazrati: What do you see as the biggest difference between physical and virtual space?



Fãl Project [none-AI], 2022 (in production)



Rebecca Merlic



Rebecca Merlic: Where do you see VR technology going in five years’ time?
o GLITCHBODIES, 2022—ongoing