From 14th to 18th April 2021
Recto VRso
International Art and Virtual Reality Festival (Laval, France)
  • 7500 Visitors
  • 60 Artworks
  • 90 Artists
  • 5 Days
Recto VRso


Recto VRso is an international art and virtual reality festival. It will take place from 22th to 26th April 2020, alongside the Laval Virtual exhibition. Founded by the artist/researcher and exhibition curator Judith Guez, it exhibits works by artists, researchers, students and explorers who in one way or another examine the medium of virtual and mixed reality, showing another aspect of VR.

This year, the theme of the festival is : Real body/Virtual body.

There are two parts to Recto VRso: Art & VR Gallery and the Art Itinerary.

Art&VR Gallery

The official ‘Art&VR Gallery’ exhibition presents artworks selected after an international call for projects. The exhibition will take place in the 17th century chapel of Ambroise Paré High School, from the 22th to 26th April 2020.

One of the artists exhibiting at the Art&VR Gallery will have the honour of receiving a Laval Virtual Award (in the Art&VR category) during the awards ceremony on 23rd April at the Laval Theatre.

The Art Itinerary

This itinerary highlights artistic diversity by inviting established artists, students, researchers and collectives to take over different symbolic places of Laval, like the Bateau-Lavoir, the Bains Douches, the Laval Theatre and the Perrine Garden.

Eve dance is an unplaceable place

Winner 2019

Eve is a girl who makes the encounter between what is real and what is not possible, travelling between dimensions, shaping questions. In this encounter, three random users enter Eve’s body and travel in stories by means of incarnation, a virtual reality experience. Artists: Margherita Bergamo and Daniel Gonzalez Production: Mark Lee & Lucia Candelperghe

« Between the real and the virtual, artists and researchers exhibit artworks that question matter, illusion, body, perception, immersion, interaction and relational aesthetics. »
Judith Guez
Curator and Director of Recto VRso
« My participation to Recto VRso during the Laval Virtual exhibition was a wave of immersion. The organisation was impeccable, the professional encounters were rich and close, every second stays printed in me as one of the most important experience of my career. »
Margherita Bergamo
Dancer, choregraph and produceur - Compagnie Voix FR
« Recto VRso is a unique experience. Being invited to exhibit in such an extraordinary venue and at the same time having the opportunity to exchange with people coming from so many different disciplines was making my time there a once in a lifetime moment. Furthermore the team was doing an outstanding job regarding the organization. »
Jürgen Ropp