|Venue: Goethe-Institut of Boston & MIT Program in Art, Culture and Technology||Categories: exhibition, conversation|
Virtual Reality as Political Art- Media Art Installation Tamiko Thiel is an American media artist of Japanese/German heritage living in Germany who explores social and cultural uses of virtual reality. In cooperation with the the Iranian-American writer Zara Houshmand she created the interactive 3D virtual reality environment Beyond Manzanar as a memorial to Japanese internment camps and the political scapegoating of ethnic populations in times of crisis. The exhibition includes a project for a virtual memorial to the history of the Berlin Wall.
April 22-May 5, Mon-Thurs 10am-5pm, Fri 10am-4pm, Sat-Sun 12-4pm. Artist's Talk and Opening Reception Fri, May 22, 5-8pm.
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