The Easel

Marina Abramović – The Life, Serpentine Gallery: ‘a slow, minimal, intimate encounter with a virtual Abramović

You can see the attraction of 3D imaging for Abramović. Such technology may allow her to “perform” in virtual reality without being present. A first-ever such “mixed-reality art experience” has just finished in London, to mixed results. One critic complains “The tech overshadows the art”. Responds Abramović, the technology makes her feel like “the first woman on the moon”.