REAL WORLD VR - THE ARTS SESSION
VIRTUAL REALITY / AUGMENTED REALITY / MIXED REALITY FORUM | Q&A | MEET UP | EXPERIENCE & LIVE PERFORMANCES | EXHIBITIONS | NETWORKING EVENT
This session # 8 focuses on emerging VR / AR / MR / 3D artists who are utilising new technologies in the arts. VR (Virtual Reality) / AR (Augmented Reality) & MR (Mixed Reality).
On the night the audience will get to hear from some of the industries most talented immersive artists who will discuss their work, process and the future of this industry.
Format includes a high-profile speakers forum, Q&A session, VR / AR exhibitions, live Google Tiltbrush performance, 3D mapping, VR equipment & software demonstrations (Works showcased on Samsung Gear VR & Google Cardboard headsets), HTC Vive Demos, networking drinks, nibbles and Kaiju Beer specials!
Jennie Rosenbaum - Contemporary figurative artist & 3D modeller working with Augmented Reality.
Cy Gorman - Music producer, film maker, interdisciplinary researcher, sound and lighting/video designer & storyteller working with Mixed Reality.
Marc-O-Matic - Multidisciplinary artist and immersive animator working with Augmented Reality.
Krystal Schultheiss - Motion & graphics designer, VJ & projection artist working with 3D mapping.
Marco will be demonstrating his very first VR Animated Short 'Before the Junk Age', as well as a preview of his Exhibited Augmented Reality Art series that come to life, 'Moving Marvels.
Jennie will be exhibiting works in printed format to view in AR.
CHANCE TO WIN A Cara VR Nuke bundle.
Jennie Rosenbaum is a contemporary figurative artist working in 3D modelling and exploring the boundaries of technology and art. Their most recent work has been in exploring the nature of Non Binary Transness and their own genders and sexuality. Well known for being a painter of nudes, Rosenbaum has recently completed a masters degree and changed focus to more technologically based digital art using physics based rendering, Deep Neural Networks and Unity to develop an Augmented Reality mobile application.
Cy Gorman is an internationally published music producer, film maker, interdisciplinary researcher, sound and lighting/video designer & storyteller. As a creative his main tools are text, the body, the voice, cameras & audiovisual/design software & data sets. Cy is increasingly focused on visual programming utilising MAX MSP as well as other integrated colour and sound design, performance and therapy using sonochromatic theory and practice and Augmented Reality.
Marc-O-Matic is an Independent Immersive, Multidisciplinary Artist based in Melbourne. Marco will discuss his background as a Multidisciplinary Artist and demonstrate his very first VR Animated Short 'Before the Junk Age', as well as a preview of his Exhibited Augmented Reality Art series that come to life, 'Moving Marvels.' Through these demonstrations Marco will be talking about the challenges and successes he's faced working in the realms of Mixed Reality Technology including the commercial potential he's seen in combining art and storytelling with these mediums.
Krystal Schultheiss (VJKS) is a Motion & Graphic Designer from Melbourne Australia, graduating from RMIT in 2007 with a B.A in Animation and Interactive Media with Distinctions. Currently Krystal is a full time Motion Designer for Floodslicer. As a VJ and projection artist, she has been mixing animations live and projection mapping locally and internationally since 2011. She has performed and or installed projection installations at White Night, Rainbow Serpent Festival, Earthcore, Gertrude Street Projection Festival and L’oreal Melbourne Fashion Week for Nixi Killick and more.
VR / AR / MR DEMONSTRATIONS & NETWORKING
Nibbles and networking opportunities after 8.30pm. Works will be available for viewing in Augmented Reality Apps using your phone and on iPad. We also have HTC Vive demos, Samsung Gear VR demos and Google Cardboard demos.