VRHAM! Virtual Reality & Arts Festival

VRHAM! is the first international artistic virtual reality festival. Founded in 2018, the event has established itself as an important date in the international VR art scene. Based in Hamburg, VRHAM! offers a unique platform for exploring new immersive art forms and innovative ways of perceiving artistic content, while also creating a space for discourse on socially relevant topics. Since 2018, Hamburg’s Oberhafenquartier has been the creative starting point for personal encounters between festival visitors. Numerous events in public spaces and at partner institutions complement the programme.

In 2022, VRHAM! presented the ULTRAMARIN exhibition on the theme of water for the first time and took it on an international tour.  From 2 – 3 June, ULTRAMARIN celebrated its German premiere at Galerie Tom Reichstein in Hamburg’s Oberhafenquartier. The next stop was Venice: in the context of the Venice Film Festival and the Venice Art Biennale, the artists presented their works to an international audience from 1 – 10 September. The exhibition was then presented in the context of Art Basel and Miami Art Week at FILMGATE INTERACTIVE in the USA.

For 2024, we are currently not planning a new festival edition, but we will of course keep you up to date on upcoming activities and exhibitions…

Virtual Reality art breaks the boundaries of all conventional forms of art representation, because it puts the viewer in the centre and surrounds him with its own 360-degree world. We are proud to be able to show this art in Hamburg!”

Ulrich Schrauth, Artistic Director