Irina Spicaka is a Latvian-born digital media artist, UX/UI designer based in Berlin. She uses methods such as 3D, human-machine interaction, applications of virtual and augmented reality, artificial intelligence, and innovation. Spicaka is keen to learn if artworks, art itself, art venues, art viewers can benefit from VR/AR technology. Through her previous studies, she learned about the user-centered approach, and she finds it extremely useful in creating digital products. Spicaka believes that these methodologies can be applied to artworks that apply VR/AR.
Welcome to Concrete House .art which features curated pavilions and an exhibition of digital artists selected through an open call. The curated pavilions include Ars Electronica’s partners, .ART’s artist in residence Medina Kasimova and a selection of work from .ART’s and Arlekin Players Theatre’s collaborative project ZeroGravity.art, directed by Igor Golyak and featuring the renowned choreographer and actor Mikhail Baryshnikov. Concrete House .art participants join the space for playful reflections on the creation of virtual environments.