Radiance App for VR Artworks

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FREE ACCES to Radiance VR App content from December 24nd to January 1 nd , 2022

December 13, 2021Radiance announces the official launch of the Radiance VR App, with an exclusive offer during the Holidays Radiance announces the public release of their new virtual reality application: Radiance VR App. The first of its kind, the Radiance VR App enables you to watch unique and rare VR artworks on your Oculus Quest or Oculus Quest 2 head-mounted display, providing a digital space to experience new and existing VR artworks. Inviting everyone who has a Quest headset to download the app, the entire Radiance VR app content will be free to watch from December 24nd to January 1 nd , 2022. After this period, you will be able to rent VR videos for a limited amount of time and a rotating selection of artworks will be available for free.

Tina Sauerlaender, co-founder and CEO of Radiance VR: “We are very happy and proud to finally launch the Radiance VR App which is an outstanding selection of 22 VR artworks by 22 artists from 14 countries. More will be added every month. Our app provides a new business model for VR art.
Users can rent VR artworks for a small amount of money for 48 hours to stream or download the work and watch it with their Oculus Quest headset. We apply a model from the film industry to VR art to enable artists to earn revenues from their VR artworks that are expensive to produce. We aim for a sustainable sales model for VR art for the future that renders VR art visible and accessible to a
large audience.”

NEW year-NEW update

Starting this December the selection of renowned VR artworks will be accessible exclusively via the Oculus App, manifesting and creating a new way of experiencing this contemporary and progressive art medium.
VR consumers have increased significantly throughout the past two years, and with the pandemic this has become a new way to reach out to people and share unique experiences from the safety of one’s home.
Radiance is at the forefront of exciting XR technology, furthering developments and pushing boundaries of the medium through curated high-end artworks.

Featured Artists:

Banz & Bowinkel, Patricia Detmering, Sandrine Deumier, Séamus Gallagher, Olivia McGilchrist, Mohsen Hazrati, Bianca Kennedy, Francois Knoetze and Amy Wilson, Jakob Kudsk Steensen, Erin Ko and Jamie Martinez, Lauren Moffatt, Ora Ruven, The Swan Collective, Hana Yoo, Armin Keplinger, Evelyn Bencicova and Arielle Esther and Joris Demnard (Ikonospace), OLEK, Matteo Zamagni

How to use the Radiance VR App

Steps explanation
1.Create a new account on https://Radiancevr.app/
2.Download the latest version of the app on Radiancevr.app to your computer (.apk file)
3.Install the free app SideQuest, and sideload the app to your Oculus Quest headset
4.Open the Radiance app on your Oculus Quest headset (it is stored in the Oculus menu, under “Unknown Sources”)
5.Enter the authentication code displayed there in your Radiance VR account to connect your headset
7.Watch the VR art experiences on your Oculus Quest headset (We recommend using the download function for the best viewing experience)
8. AFTER 1 st January 2022 Select and buy VR experiences through your Radiance VR account on your computer
For a more comprehensive Manual of How To Install and Use the Radiance VR App, please visit this site.

FOUNDER of Radiance VR

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About Radiance VRAbout Radiance VR App
Radiance is the International Research Platform for VR Experiences in Visual Arts.
Its mission is to present artists working with VR from all over the world to create visibility and accessibility for VR art and for faster adoption of virtual technologies. The platform works closely with artists, institutions and independent curators to select the highest quality of virtual art for public institutional exhibitions.
Currently the website representing 193 artworks by 180 artists or artist collectives from 38 countries.
The Radiance VR app, available for free, distributes immersive artworks in virtual reality. The VR app, available exclusively for Oculus Quest and Oculus Quest 2, aims to take works from established and emerging artists and make them more accessible to the public.
Founded by curator Tina Sauerlaender and artist-technologist Philip Hausmeier, the Radiance VR app is like a gallery for immersive art only, sitting between art and cutting-edge technologies.

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