In VR we trust

From 05.05.2021

The digital exhibition In VR we trust, critically examines the current state and future value of virtual reality (VR) as a medium. Based on four artistic VR positions, it questions the benefits for art and the appeal for visitors.

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Elena Romenkova Gliese 667 Cc
Entrance situation to the exhibition Uncertain States Scandinavia with pictures on the walls in the background DIE GROSSE


DIE GROSSE Kunstausstellung is the largest exhibition in Germany organised by artists.

Since as early as 1902, the association “Verein zur Veranstaltung von Kunstausstellungen e.V.” provides a unique platform for exchange to artists, art enthusiasts and buyers. What is also special is that works can be purchased directly from the presentation. Each year, participating artists are selected by a different jury. The exhibition presents works from the fields of painting, photography, graphic art, sculpture, installation and video art

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At NRW-Forum the artist Monika Stricker (*1978), winner of the Landsberg Prize in 2020, is showing a selection of her latest paintings as well as a projection.

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Portrait Monika Stricker 1


Augmented Reality Biennale, Skulptur und Bearbeitung Manuel Rossner, Foto Katja Illner © NRW-Forum Düsseldor Augmented Reality Biennale, Skulptur und Bearbeitung Manuel Rossner, Foto Katja Illner © NRW-Forum Düsseldor

AR Biennale


Augmented reality is one of the most important topics of the future
Twenty international artists have been invited to create new site-specific works.

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Welcome to Paradise

27.08.2021 – 09.01.2022

The world is changing: between global catastrophes and rapid technological progress, humankind is creating new digital spaces for dreams and utopias. What does it mean to be human in this new world, and what if this dream landscape becomes a nightmare? The exhibition Willkommen im Paradies (Welcome to Paradise) is an immersive, interactive project that transports visitors into fictional worlds between utopia and dystopia.

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Paola Pinna: Rat Cage, 2018, 3D Animation, Courtesey of the Artist © Paola Pinna

The Art of Helping
25 Years of fiftyfifty:
A Charity Exhibition


The street magazine fiftyfifty is turning 25 years old and presents on the occasion of the anniversary a charity exhibition with works by artists such as Andreas Gursky, Candida Höfer, and Gerhard Richter at the NRW-Forum Düsseldorf. The works donated by the artists are being sold to purchase homes for homeless people.

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