Virtual Reality Part 2

As mentioned in the first post for my digital artefact, i will be teaching myself how to create VR Spaces using Unreal Engine. My artefact will be a blog series, explaining the processes i undertook to create basic elements of VR. Each post will outline what i was attempting to design, what the outcome of…

Week 8 Iteration

This week we worked together to create a work that incorporated elements from each of our individual project pitches. We started off by discussing our pitches and working out what the common elements from each pitch were. We found that common themes in our pitches included, immersion, distortion, perception, curiosity and projection. From here we…

Week 7- Re-creation

This week we were tasked with re-creating, re-interpreting or re-staging a work that related to our interests from a selection of categories. With a shared interest in multisensory interaction my group decided to look at the work ‘Afrum’ by James Turrell. The piece used projection and the displacement of light to create the illusion of…

Out of Hand

The visit to (MAAS) Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences to view the exhibit ‘Out of Hand: Materialising the Digital’ enabled the exploration of evolving technologies, materials and processes. The exhibition showcased various works that brought the digital into material form but also converted the material into a digital form. The work that stood out…

Virtual Reality

As described in the video above Virtual Reality (VR) is a fully immersive, three-dimensional computer simulated environment which can be explored and interacted with by a person. It provides the audience with the feeling of being a part of the virtual environment, giving the viewer the opportunity to preform actions and manipulate objects.   To experience Virtual…

Should they live in captivity?

Captivity (noun) “The condition of being imprisoned or confined.” How would you feel if you were confined in a space that was 12m x 30m? How about if there were another 4 people in that space with you? You’d probably feel a bit cramped, you’d want to get out and change your location, and you…

Opportunities and Mentors

As the field of social media marketing is still an emerging sector of marketing, there are various opportunities that i can be presented with. Jobs in this sector include: These jobs require certain qualifications, after searching through various job search sites the main qualifications and skills required include: Tertiary degree in communications (marketing, PR or…