Virtual Realms


An immersive exhibition that redefines digital creativity, where the world of videogames spills out beyond the screen.

Step into the realm of the videogame in a series of playful and immersive installations that will take you on a journey through new sonic landscapes and exciting kaleidoscopic worlds.

Virtual Realms pairs six of the world's most acclaimed videogame developers with six leading media design studios to create a series of large-scale, experimental spaces.

This exhibition presents 21st century game design as a unique form of contemporary art, opening a new way to experience this rapidly evolving platform

Take a journey through the six realms, each with a distinct theme; curated by the Barbican, London with the celebrated game designer Tetsuya Mizuguchi as guest-curator.

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  • Saturday, 26 March 2022
  • Sunday, 22 May 2022