“DESCENT” is a downloadable, digital artwork that’s inspired by both Bruegel and the Black Death.
From a watery remix of Call of Duty to an elegiac star system commemorating victims of police brutality, the online-only exhibition’s six VR works showcase a range of possible worlds.
A lonely pink figure walking down a shadowy track amidst glowing neon shapes is a poignant moment in Brian Smee’s “Sports” (2014). The scene also serves as an allegory for the genre of experimental animation.
Some people spend Christmas Eve going to mass or sitting around a tree; others spend it eating Chinese food and going to see a movie. If you don’t have any family or friend traditions to adhere to, or if you do but want an escape, one possibility I’d recommend is to spend this late afternoon/evening digging into digital art via The Wrong, a new online biennial.