Pulse Miami Beach 2015: Amir Baradaran’s Augmented Reality Experience

Shattering one's own face while singing Sufi poetry at the contemporary art fair

We’re a few weeks out from Miami Art Week and conversations over the multiple, concurrent art fairs and unprecedented displays of art included have already commenced. With virtual reality and augmented reality ever-emerging areas in the art world, we were quick to take note of the announcement that Amir Baradaran would be showcasing a new piece at this year’s PULSE Contemporary Art Fair. A visionary …

People Looking at Art

Mark Blower turns his camera on the audience, exposing the intimacy of the exhibition experience

A lot of London-based photographer Mark Blower’s work centers on art; like his intimate portraits of contemporary artists, including Marina Abramovic and Grayson Perry, and his “Documentation” photos of art installations. For his latest series, “People Looking at Art,” Mark has chosen to turn his camera on the audience, rather than the artists or their works. The project portrays gallery visitors at a number of …