Virtual Reality has come to SXU in a really interesting way.
Students in SXU’s VR ART have been making Virtual Worlds and they are wild. The Most recent stuff can be seen here.
Think about painting in a dream.
Imagine limitless surface and material.
Consider no gravity friction.
What if you could paint around your lines in all four dimensions.
Now, after making that painting allow your audience to navigate it like a video game… collaborating perhaps.
The reason that I pursue New Media is because I have to opportunity to research, learn and teach ways of merging the best of the old with the best of the new while discarding the peskiest limitations. Painting has a 30,000 year tradition often haunting new artists. VR painting is less than 5 years old and we are only now establishing precedent.
Some of the class favorites