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November 13th, 2017 Conferences

Open Immersion Presentation

Activities and Events

In 2016, the Open Immersion was created as a VR lab convened by the Ford Foundation, National Film Board of Canada and Canadian Film Centre. The results inaugurate a conversation examining how power, aesthetics, perspective and representation operate in the medium of virtual reality. Open Immersion brought together Canadian Indigenous artists and artists of color from the American South to experiment and create prototypes addressing the medium’s accountability and potential.

In this session, the artists present their findings and explore how a critical engagement with the medium can spur artistic innovation and create a more inclusive grammar of VR.

Moderator
Ana Serrano | CFC

Speakers
Lisa Jackson
Jacqueline Olive
Tiona McClodden
Michaela Pilar Brown
Nyla Innuksuk
Michelle Van Beusekom | ONF

Discussion in english.

Meet the artists and discover their prototypes before the DCM panel session at the RIDM UXdoc space:
Sunday, Nov. 12 from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm and 4 to 5 pm
Monday, Nov. 13 from 11 am to noon

Presented in collaboration with the Ford Foundation, the Canadian Film Center, and the NFB

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