Virtual Realty Art Exhibition: Alfredo Salazar-Caro
Visit Clemons Library (3rd Floor, Robertson Media Center) to view a virtual reality art exhibition and documentary, both co-created by Alfredo Salazar-Caro. Explore Dis/Location, the current exhibition in the Digital Museum of Digital Art (DiMoDa), curated by Christiane Paul, a leading scholar of digital art. Watch Dreams of the Jaguar’s Daughter (2019), a surreal VR Documentary in which Achik', the spirit of a young immigrant, guides viewers through her dreams and memories of the arduous journey north. The documentary debuted at the Tribeca Film Festival.
To view these two works, please reserve VR Station #1 or #2 using your computing ID at https://cal.lib.virginia.edu/space/8478. A program, including detailed instructions for navigating the exhibit and documentary, is available at the VR stations.
This exhibition is supported by UVA Arts & the Office of the Provost & the Vice Provost for the Arts, the Department of Art, and the UVA Library Scholars' Lab.
Alfredo Salazar-Caro is a creator and world builder living/working between Mexico City, NYC, and Online. His works are an amalgamation of Portraiture, Installation, Documentary, Video, XR, Social Sculpture and Speculative Architecture. Salazar-Caro is co-creator and creative director of DiMoDA, The Digital Museum of Digital Art. DiMoDA is a groundbreaking project that functions as a VR institution and exhibition platform dedicated to the development of XR Art. His work has been exhibited globally. Notable exhibitions include: Tribeca Film Festival, Dreamlands @ Whitney Museum, Die Ungerahmte Welt, HeK Switzerland and many more. His work can be seen in publications such as Leonardo, Cultured Magazine, Vice Magazine.