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*A mix of live and pre-recorded presentations. 15 art pieces will be exhibited onsite in Hall E, Tokyo International Forum from 15 – 17 December 2021. All art pieces There will also be Art Gallery Talks scheduled onsite in Hall E and online, with some accessible on-demand. Please click here and select ‘Art Gallery Talks’ program to view the live sessions’ timing.
Description: “Ethereal Phenomena” is an interactive experience for the expansion of consciousness. The user meditates in front of an illustration based on Tibetan thangka art that reacts to the way they breathe. Through the breathing process, the image becomes an extension of the user’s body and a reflection of their mind.
Silvana Malaver, Keio University Graduate School of Media Design, Japan
Natalia Barragán Nieto, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia
Igor Igorevich Segrovets, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
Carlos Rizzi, Sabana Records, Colombia
George Chernyshov, Keio University Graduate School of Media Design, Japan
Christopher Changmok Kim, Keio University Graduate School of Media Design, Japan
Kai Kunze, Keio University Graduate School of Media Design, Japan
Description: As an experiment of "bring on-screen animation closer to physical", the iris is given independent perception and temperament. By measuring physiological signals of the wearer, its mood is affected by the wearer. Depending on itself and the wearer's feeling, iris performs different responses, which affects interpersonal interactions and relationships.
Yamin Xu, Bowling Green State University, United States of America
Mixed Reality Ulysses (or MR Ulysses)
Description: 'MR Ulysses' is an innovative performance experiment hybridizing theatre and volumetric video, enabling individuals to experience a live-action re-enactment of James Joyce's 'Ulysses' in VR. Audiences are invited to don an HMD, embody the character of Stephen Dedalus, and engage Buck Mulligan in Joyce's famous Martello tower-top scene.
Neill O'Dwyer, Trinity College, Dublin; V-SENSE, Ireland
Gareth W. Young, Trinity College, Dublin; V-SENSE, Ireland
Aljosa Smolic, Trinity College, Dublin; V-SENSE, Ireland
Matthew Moynihan, Trinity College, Dublin; V-SENSE, Ireland
Paul O'Hanrahan, Balloonatics Theatre Company, Ireland
Description: In the future, is there also the program who use disillusioned human like siren in the virtual world?
Wenqian GAO, studio Gao Wenqian, Beijing Institute of Fashion Technology (BIFT), China