Eclectrc Panoptic teases back layers of cognition, reflecting New Zealand born artist Johnson’s interest in science fiction, alternative universes and the slippery nature of perception and reality.
Comprised of a suite of drawings, tessellating patterns and virtual reality technology, the exhibition becomes a bridging portal into another realm. The installation takes its genesis from the psychomagic group rituals conceived by the visionary filmmaker and comic book writer Alejandro Jodorowsky; and the technological themes of Frank Herbert’s 1965 novel ‘Dune’. Concealed within the space is ‘Ixian Gate’, a virtual reality artwork that can only be experienced through an Oculus Rift headset, plunging participants into the dystopic world of her drawings.
Tilt Brush lets you paint in #3D space with virtual reality. Unleash your creativity with three-dimensional brush strokes, stars, light, and even fire. Your room is your canvas. Your palette is your imagination. The possibilities are endless.
Spontaneous Fantasia is a live immersive reality musical experience. This astounding digital work is performed by pioneering multimedia artist J-Walt. He uses the latest in interactive computer graphics techniques to bring paintings to life. J-Walt will create entire worlds in the 360 degree dome space of the Melbourne Planetarium.
J-Walt has performed Spontaneous Fantasia throughout the world including Canada, USA, Poland, Germany, the Netherlands, India, Hong Kong, Macau, Singapore and Argentina. This will be the very first time he has brought his show to Australia.
Finally, Virtual Reality is stepping up to the plate, with a World First “Zero Latency” Free Roam, Multi-Player gaming setup in Melbourne, Australia. Using the latest Oculus Rift, and powered by Alienware backpacks.