Esplanade Presents

Visual Arts

The Collector: An Interactive Artist Talk in VRChat

Debbie Ding (Singapore)

1 Sep 2022, Thu, 8pm


(Intermission: None)


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Detail of The Collector, Debbie Ding, 2022. Image courtesy of the artist.

Experience a version of Debbie Ding’s The Collector and find out more about the process of creating this work in this interactive artist talk, held in VRChat.


The Collector is an exploratory 3D video game for the Oculus Quest 2, exploring the aesthetics of commodities. With the loss of physical collections, what could be excavated or recreated through machine learning or predictive and visualisation technologies?


This talk is held in conjunction with the exhibition Evolving Currents, presently on at Jendela (Visual Arts Space), which The Collector by Debbie Ding is part of.




You will need to create a free user account on the application VRChat (available for VR headsets such as Oculus Quest 2, or available on desktop for Windows only).


VRChat requires a 64-bit processor and operating system on Windows 8.1, Windows 10.


For the best experience, please sign up on VRChat and create a user account at least a day before the event. After signup, detailed information on how to set up your computer to join the talk will be sent to you.

Admission Age:
6 and above.
Language: English
Date & Time


1 Sep 2022, Thu



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