NGV Teens: Tromarama What is hyperreality?

Sat 9 Jan 21, 1pm–2pm

Past program


This program takes place virtually

For NGV Triennial, artist collective Tromarama have created a mural-sized LED curtain using a computer program commonly used in video game platforms. In this online interactive program, teens can investigate the relationship between the virtual and physical world with Tromarama before engaging in an activity inspired by their artwork.

Artists: Febie Babyrose, Ruddy Hatumena and Herbert Hans of Tromarama

Tromarama is an Indonesian artist collective founded by Febie Babyrose, Herbert Hans and Ruddy Hatumena. Engaging with the notion of hyperreality in the digital age, the artists explore the interrelationship between the virtual and the physical world. The collective often combine video, installations, computer programming and public participation depicting the influence of digital media on society’s perception towards its surroundings.

Online Event Instructions

This event for people aged 13 to 18 years will be delivered live online then available to stream on-demand. We look forward to hearing your questions or comments via the comments section.

Watch the live broadcast here

Information for people who are Deaf or hard of hearing

NGV Kids Summer Festival is generously supported by The Truby and Florence Williams Charitable Trust managed by Equity Trustees, City of Melbourne and the Spotlight Foundation.
The NGV Teens program is supported by The Truby & Florence Williams Charitable Trust, managed by Equity Trustees. The NGV also wishes to acknowledge The Ullmer Family Foundation, Beatrice Moignard and The JTM Foundation for their generous support of NGV Teens.

NGV Teens NGV Triennial 2020 Virtual