Richard Humann’s “Ascension” (addendum) is a fascinating exploration of augmented reality and an introduction of new constellations in Venice’s night sky. This work will be presented at OPEN 20 International Exhibition of Sculpture and Installation opening on Friday, September 1st in Venice, Italy. “Ascension” (addendum) which opened at this year’s Venice Biennale and will be exhibited on the Lido throughout the OPEN 20 show, as well as Giudecca on opening night at the Hilton Molino. Along with many great artists, the exhibition also includes: Yoko Ono, ORLAN, Resi Girardello, and Amin Gulgee. OPEN 20 is held in conjunction with the Venice Film Festival. This new work is curated by Elga Wimmer and sponsored by Membit with Jay Van Buren. OPEN 20 is organized by Arte Communications.
His work is also mentioned by the respected David Ebony in “Viva Art and Artists! The 2017 Venice Biennale Calls for Celebration, but is this a Time to Party?” published in Yale Books Unbound: New York’s Richard Humann, whose high-tech contribution to the exhibition, Ascension, includes an “augmented reality app” that allows one to view imaginary constellations visible above Venice each night of the Biennale.