According to Walther Benjamin’s concept of the „Aura“ artifacts are loosing their aura, or rather, their simulation of auratic effects, when being technologically reproduced. In such a context the post physical art space could be seen as an attempt to transform the aura into digital realms. A new type of artifact has been emerged – The digitalicfact.
This technique doesn’t just place digital pictures on virtual walls. It allows us to capture entire exhibitions in their three dimensional spatiality. This project demonstrates the posibillity of creating whole VR archives for art-gallerys preserving even temporary objects in an unprecedented level of detail. To some critics this might sound as blasphemy. How would it ever be possible to capture the beauty of reality in it its entirety? Well, probably this will never be the case. Anyways, it adds a new dimension to the art of documenting artifacts. Aswell as creating a new way of contemplating for observers.