Real World VR (2018): Melbourne AU
Immersive Art: Performing Astronautics
Virtual, Immersive Art, Gaming & Filmmaking Session #17
Tom Crago, Sarah Jane Pell, Lester Francois
Real World VR presents a series of talks and panels featuring some of Australia's most talented immersive artists, producers & game developers with works/experiences exhibited at the NGV, NASA, JAXA, SXSW, MIFF, New York Film Festival and Cannes Film Festival. Hosted by Emily Harriage and Leah Bunny.
Working as an artist, commercial diver, commercial astronaut candidate, Dr. Sarah Jane Pell is exploring themes of extreme performance and discovery in her work. An Adj. Assoc. Professor (Research) at Monash University, Pell speaks about current collaborations with the Monash Immersive Visualisation Platform during 2018 MoonMars Simulation Mission - from working with the Insta360 Pro at high altitude in spacesuits, to VR for training astronauts to work in the dark on the far side of the Moon.