A pop-up gallery where art meets interactive technology

Coming to 1871 May 2nd, 2018, 5:30-8:00pm


Rendr is a new popup art show in Chicago featuring cutting-edge immersive technology. Its aim is to bring you closer than ever before to understanding what it means to experience reality in a world that is increasingly virtual.

Through Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR), Projection Mapping, Haptics, and other technologies, this exhibit will allow you to explore your senses and dive into an experience to reconsider your conceptions of what is and isn’t “real.”


Lauren Sudbrink


Lauren C. Sudbrink lives and works in Chicago. Her work is at the intersection of performance, photography, and sculpture, investigating the ways and forms in which the social apparatus affects the body. She received her BFA from the University of Minnesota Twin Cities in 2009, and her MFA from the University of Illinois at Chicago in 2015.

Chris Reeves


Chris Reeves is an art historian, artist, and writer. His work often looks at the attempts and effects of social and collaborative turns in art historical moments ca. 1950-today. He is one half of the artists' book imprint Thingstead, and the coordinator of "Expanded Art History for Plants," a series of art historical lectures to be held in greenhouses. He is currently working on a book about the world's worst orchestra while working towards a phd in art history at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Zach Scott


Zach Scott is a new media artist based in Chicago. He incorporates elements of randomization, loops, and chance composition to create endless websites, light installations, videos, and animations. He is interested in the boundaries between participation and spectatorship.

Reality Bytes


Reality Bytes is an immersive tech agency that provides VR, AR, and 360 services for education, entertainment, and enterprise. Their one-stop-shop guides you from an introduction to the technology through its successful deployment into your needs.


Are you an artist?

Rendr is now accepting applications for artist submissions. Please submit a proposal to Deadline is April 18th, 2018.


Would you like to be a sponsor?

Rendr is actively seeking sponsors to help fund this not-for-profit event. All sponsors will receive recognition via the website, and substantial donors will receive consideration on posters and marketing materials. For more information about how you or your business can contribute, please email