tagged: virtual reality

Wednesday Web Artist of the Week: LaTurbo Avedon

by Christian Petersen
The artist LaTurbo Avedon may be a computer-created avatar but she is very much alive. Her identity has been created through very real experiences and interactions over numerous websites, social platforms, and gaming consoles. The notion that there is a “real” person behind the avatar becomes increasingly meaningless as the division between all of our online and IRL identities blur and dissipate. LaTurbo Avedon’s work partly explores her personal existence as a physical/digital entity, but... [more]
Posted by Christian Petersen on 6/15/16

Sundance Report: How Filmmakers Are Using Virtual Reality to Promote Social and Environmental Awareness

by Antonia Ward
This year marks the tenth anniversary of the Sundance Institute's influential artistic program, New Frontier, a milestone which is being feted with the most extensive programming yet. Described as “a revolution a decade in the making,” the 2016 celebrations began at the Sundance Film Festival (January 21–31) with an exhibition of over 30 virtual reality pieces alongside 11 artwork installations, a performance work, and three feature films, and continues later this year with events at MoMA in... [more]
Posted by Antonia Ward on 2/8/16

Ocular Evolution: Art Meets Virtual Reality at the Sundance Film Festival

by Antonia Ward
The Sundance Institute is perhaps best known for its annual Film Festival, which opened this year on January 22 and concludes on Sunday. But in recent years the Institute has also been busy building an increasingly influential artistic program forged at the crossroads of film, fine art, media, live performance, and technology. New Frontier was established in 2007 as a dynamic initiative to identify and nurture independent artists working across diverse media to pioneer new methods of... [more]
Posted by Antonia Ward on 1/30/15