Come and play digital artist aaajiao’s metagame Deep Simulator.

In a room set up with a gaming station and standalone, surreal objects evocative of tree branches rendered by digital algorithm, aaajiao’s metagame Deep Simulator invites the viewer to partake in a space exploration both real and virtual. Newly launched London space of Beijing's Tabula Rasa Gallery is showing solo exhibition of Chinese artist aaajiao.

Tabula Rasa Gallery
Unit One, 99 East Road
London
N1 6AQ
  • aaajiao: Deep Simulator, 04 June - 30 July 2021

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    Deep Simulator, 2020

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    aaajiao: Deep Simulator

    04 June - 30 July 2021
    Tabula Rasa Gallery London is delighted to present Deep Simulator, a solo exhibition of works by the Chinese artist aaajiao opening on June 6th for the inaugural edition of London Gallery Weekend 2021. The exhibition lasts until July 30th 2021. In a room set up with a gaming station and standalone, surreal objects evocative of tree branches rendered by digital algorithm, aaajiao’s metagame Deep Simulator invites the viewer to partake in a space exploration at once both real and virtual. Deep Simulator sees computational power as the prime engine that generates the state of our world. The six possible states of Bardo—a term originated from Buddhism that describes the intermediate state between death and rebirth—can be retrieved by the player via six levels of computational power. “Deep Wanderer,” defined as the protagonist of the metagame, is an amalgamated persona consisting of the viewer of the exhibition, the player at the...