Digital at 20-21

20-21 Visual Arts Centre is embracing digital and using technology to bring our gallery to you where you are. Digitally created art and media is becoming more mainstream, and technology gives us many new ways of experiencing art. Discover how you can enjoy 20-21 Visual Arts Centre and our contemporary digital art projects online.

Digital Programme


Artist/curator Sam Metz has worked with a small team of Digital Ambassadors to commission and present three projects which have been ‘born digital’ as part of 20-21 Visual Arts Centre’s 20th anniversary celebrations. Explore collaborative digital works by Stuart Faromarz Batchelor, Pamela Crowe and Lucy Cunningham.

Art in a computer generated gallery

Welcome Home – A Virtual Gallery Takeover

A team of 16-25 year olds worked together to create and curate a virtual exhibition in a 3D digital space.

Virtual 3D Exhibition Tour

We’ve worked with Lincoln based company Bee3D Ltd to create an immersive virtual reality experience using Matterport’s 3D camera technology. Our virtual tour of 20-21 Visual Arts Centre allows you to step inside and explore the building and our exhibitions from the comfort of your own home. Experience a tour of 20-21 in virtual reality through your desktop, phone or VR headset.

Virtual Tour 2022

Our latest virtual gallery tour was recorded in July 2022 –  New Icons, one of the UKs biggest ever exhibitions documenting the Street Art movement, and artists that influenced or are associated with it.

Featuring some of the biggest names in Street and YBA art (Young British Artists who rose to fame in the 1990s/2000) – many of which have captured the attention of the public and mass-media across the globe. The exhibition features over 90 works by some of the world’s most famous artists including Banksy, KAWS, Blek le Rat, Tracey Emin, Rachel List, Invader, Damien Hirst and Pure Evil.