While You Wait… 2.0, “Unearthed” Premiere

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We are thrilled to share The New School alumni choreographer Navarra Novy-Williams and 360° video artist and composer Carlos Johns-Dávila premiere viewing of  “Unearthed” on November 1st at 3 pm. While You Wait… 2.0, “Unearthed” When: Sunday November 1 at 3pm – 4pm Where: Inwood Hill Park @Shorakapoc Rock Exact location HERE For anyone unable […]

The XReality Center Virtual Open House Dates in September

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This fall, the XReality Center is interested in partnering with faculty, programs, schools and administrative departments to develop and offer virtual teaching and learning initiatives that: Leverage immersive applications for teaching and learning Develop opportunities for extracurricular activities and social engagement Share expertise on providing access and facilitating immersive experiences Offer research and grant writing […]

Maya Georgieva Keynote iRLN

Maya Georgieva keynotes Our Future with XR and AI: Storyliving and Creativity in the Age of Experience

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Maya Georgieva, Director of Education Futures of The New School and one of the lead authors on the forthcoming “State of XR and Immersive Learning Report” delivered one of the Keynotes at the iLRN2020 Online/VR Conference this June 21 – 25, 2020. Maya spoke about “Our Future with XR and AI: Storyliving and Creativity in […]

Thought-provoking ‘Spatiality’ wins VR/AR Global Summit ONLINE Student Competition

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 Parsons MFA Design and Technology graduate Akshansh Chaudhary wins VR/AR Global Summit ONLINE Student Competition. At the 2020 VRARA Global Summit, 3D VR company The Wild hosted a virtual design competition, challenging its entrants to showcase their visions for the future of “digital socialization”. The challenge was to design a space that encourages “digital socialization or innovative social […]

MPS Communication Design Created an Interactive, Virtual Commencement Ceremony

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COVID-19 disrupted Commencement exercises around the world this year. But MPS Communication Design (MPS CD) program graduates navigated an online 3D ceremony, surrounded by images of their work and featuring a virtual stage for them to address participants. The reimagined graduation represented an inventive response to the MPS community’s need to gather, connect, and reflect as well […]

VR and Empathy Research Study

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In collaboration with The Zolberg Institute on Migration and Mobility Ph.D. Psychology students Alison Martingano and Evan Henritze from The New School for Social Research conducted research at the X-Reality Center to determine if VR can increase empathy and charitable donations towards child refugees. The Ph.D. Students worked with Maya Georgieva, Director, XReality Center to design a set of stimuli using 360 Videos […]