A few weeks ago Invurt was involved in creating the Immersive Media Lounge at Melbourne Knowledge Week 2017, hosted at the State Library of Victoria.
The event was an awesome success with hundreds of people coming through the doors across the week, and some very cool artwork being created. I was pretty impressed with what the artists came up with (Senekt, Facter, Conrad Bizjak and RASHEE).
Invurt and Phoria had the HTC Vive rocking Google Tilt Brush against a Green screen – Hollywood Styles, resulting in a mixed reality display combining what the artist was doing against the world they were in / creating in the headset.
Here’s a few shots of the artists in progress.
I also enjoyed watching people’s reactions for their 1st ever VR experience. Seeing all walks of life put the headset on or ask us to explain what was happening on the screen in front of them…
Here are the works / worlds the guys created! Make sure you scroll and look around to enjoy the works in their entirety!
Marco-Matic also had some AMAZING AR works on display. Static 2D works (awesome as they were) came alive when viewed through an iPad – each artwork came alive and literally Jumped OFF the canvas into the AR world – my favourite was the iconic Melbourne tram that fell off the canvas, only to reconstruct itself on a augmented reality road and then passengers jumped in – the closer you went with the device – the more detail you saw. Very cool stuff – you can check his work out here.
Phoria also showcased some of their leading and innovative technology being used in hospitals with terminally ill patients as a alternative to pain relief. Check more on that here.