Friday 26 May 2017: If you’re in Portland, Oregon on Friday May 26, 27th or 28th, consider coming down to Pioneer Courthouse Square for an collection of VR demos, art and lectures!
Houseguest is a residency program that brings artists to the square to enliven local culture and community. This month’s Houseguest is the Portland Immersive Media Group, a VR and AR art collective and research group. I’ll be speaking at the event on Sunday from 2-3pm! See you there!
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4PM-6PM – TGIF “VR Spa” treatments for Portland’s hard working folk
8PM-9PM – Commencement ceremony featuring music by Golden Retriever and movement artists exploring ‘motion capture.’
8-10PM – Pioneer Courthouse Square in High Fidelity
3PM-4PM – Tech Talk: Kent Bye – “The Ultimate Potential of Virtual Reality”
4PM-5PM – Workshop: “Metafesto: Refiguring Social Media, Preparing for the Metaverse” w/ Matt Henderson
6PM-7PM – Performance: EMA + EMS with movement artists exploring motion capture.
7PM-8PM – Live DJs + VR lounge
8PM-10PM – Google Earth VR + Pioneer Courthouse Square in High Fidelity
1PM-4PM – Pioneer Courthouse Square in High Fidelity
2PM-3PM – Tech Talk: “Calm Technology” with cyborg anthropologist Amber Case
3PM-4PM – Workshop: “Adventures in Anyland”
7PM-8PM – Down tempo dance party in virtual & real Pioneer Courthouse Square.