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Marina Abramovic: The Artist is Present

Matthew Akers / US, 2012 / 99 min.

Marina Abramovic silently contemplated visitors for hours at The Museum of Modern Art in New York in 2010. This compelling documentary closely follows her performance, which released a ‘waterfall of pain’.

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The Artist is Present is screened at Eye as part of Abramovic' VR artwork Rising.

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Marina Abramovic: The Artist is Present


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Virtual Reality in Eye

Virtual Reality productions are an increasingly important element of the contemporary film experience. Eye has created Virtual Reality in Eye, a programme that focuses on VR. You’re not confronted with the flat surface of a film screen. You move around virtually in 3D through a designed space that surrounds and immerses you on all sides.

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