EXPANSION: SHIFTING HORIZONS
Immersive technologies are expanding perceptual and conceptual horizons, revealing uncharted virtual worlds to be entered and explored. But how are these spaces related to physical environments, and how are they opening new territories for the imagination?
Vander Caballero (Montreal): A leading figure in video game innovation and pioneer of empathy games, Cabellero is founder of Minority Media, which is currently developing Time Machine, the first AAA-quality time travel experience within a HMD based virtual environment.
IN CONVERSATION WITH
EleVR - Andrea Hawksley & Emily Eifler (San Francisco) : A virtual reality research group and powerhouse of creativity dedicated to figuring out how to make awesome virtual reality media while sharing their results along the way. The EleVR trio also includes Vi Hart.
Paul Nicholls (London UK) : Artist, architect, filmmaker, co-founder of Factory 15, and creator of the renowned short film Golden Age, Nicholls’ work blurs the boundaries between physical and virtual environments.
Yann Minh (Paris) : New media artist, science fiction writer, and founder of the NooNautes movement, Minh explores the complex spiritual implications of interconnected virtual space.