LEARNERS AS WORLD BUILDERS

One of the major developments across the educational spectrum is the idea of students as creators; The New School’s Maya Georgieva sees this as one of the most exciting areas in the use of virtual and augmented reality. Students today aspire to do more with technology than simply be passive consumers of a new media […]

IMMERSIVE LEARNING SPACES

Immersive technologies require that we design physical spaces for various activities. VR and AR activities can range from sitting in a swivel chair or standing at a table displaying holographic content to navigating a complex virtual space and interacting with digital objects. All of these activities require redesigning and rethinking our learning spaces. The New […]

PARSONS STREET SEATS

Parsons Street Seats is a 360 film that documents the Parsons Street Seats project from 2017. Creator Jeana Chesnik is now working on a short 360 film documenting a recent trip to Puerto Rico with students from the lighting design and architecture program about the current state of communities in Puerto Rico who are still […]

MAPPING THE UC

Nearly the entirety of the University Center has been transposed into 360 photographic capture, recreating a virtualized experience of almost every corner of every floor. This 360 content was then uploaded to Google Maps to provide comprehensive self-guided touring and exploration of the New School facility. More…

VR JAZZ PLAY ALONG

Jazz instructor Scott Kettner is experimenting with the development of virtual Jazz performance experiences, reconceptualizing the practice of the “jazz play along” as a learning tool. Refining the methods of 360 video performance capturing, he looks to introduce this media as a complementary component of course design in the future. More…

IN/FORMATION

In\Formation is a two part (25 min) immersive documentary investigating the medium of Virtual Reality and creative use of the technology to build empathy and new forms of storytelling. Explored through 3D 360-degree video, the live-action virtual reality experience documents VR pioneers during the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival through a deep dive into their projects, […]