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Will Pappenheimer

Will Pappenheimer is a Brooklyn based artist and educator working in new media, performance and installation. His current work explores the collage of the virtual and physical worlds in the recent mediums of augmented or mixed reality and artificial intelligence. He was a founding member of the augmented reality (AR) collective, Manifest.AR, formed in 2011, which pioneered interventionist projects worldwide. His projects and performances have been shown internationally at Whitney Museum of American Art, the New Museum and the Moving Image Art Fair in New York; LACMA and Fringe Exhibitions, Los Angeles; MOMA and Bitforms Gallery in San Francisco; Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam; FACT, Liverpool, UK; Contemporary Istanbul Art Fair, Istanbul; the ICA, CyberArts Gallery and the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston; the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington. He recently debuted a solo show of new at the Alpha Gallery in Boston. His works have been reviewed in the Whitney Museum curator, Christiane Paulʼs historical editions of “Digital Art,” Art in America, New York Times,, WIRED, the Boston Globe, and EL PAIS, Madrid.
Beacon Hands : for Emma Lazarus, 2022, Will Pappenheimer with choreography by Freya Björg Olafson, an animated AR alternative monument for the statue of Bavaria, in Munich, GDR for public installations #MakeUsVisible x denkFEmale Munich GDR organized by the XREnsemble
#65 Flooded and Moldy Rooms After Artists: After Isa Genzken, 2023-07-21 09.31.53, artificial intelligence text prompt image generation, Instagram digital image, inkjet print 40” x 40”, alternatively signed “noOne” to indicate collective and auto-computational processes of authorship
Mirrored Lines Painter, Will Pappenheimer, 2021+, Custom Augmented Reality, AR app on IPad Pro, performance documentation still at the :iidrr Gallery for the “404error” show, curated by Natasha Chuk June 16 – July 16, 2023
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