The summary work have been used to create a 360-degree virtual reality expertise utilizing an HTC Vive headset
Four of late Iraqi-born British architect Zaha Hadid’s summary work have been repurposed into virtual reality installations at London’s Serpentine Sackler Gallery, in partnership with Google Arts & Culture.
The concept for the posthumous exhibition got here from a dialog between Serpentine Galleries’ director Hans Ulrich Obrist and the late Zaha Hadid. Working with French digital manufacturing company Novelab, the exhibition takes the early work of Hadid and interprets them into futuristic, 360-degree virtual reality movies skilled utilizing an HTC Vive headset. The exhibition covers new floor on the planet of virtual reality and summary effective artwork.
Hadid made historical past as one of many world’s most prolific modern architects earlier than succumbing to a coronary heart assault in March 2016. She was the primary lady to obtain the Pritzker Architecture Prize, corresponding to the Nobel Prize of structure, in 2004, and acquired the UK’s most prestigious architectural award, the Stirling Prize, in each 2010 and 2011.
Zaha Hadid: Early Paintings and Drawings is on show till February 12, 2017 on the Serpentine Sackler Gallery—an area created by the late architect in 2013, by renovating a 200-year-old former gunpowder retailer.