immersive

3D scanning

I Got Turned into a 3D Avatar, and Here's What I Learned

A first look at Emotion Capture, a new technology where avatars are created to be as human-like as possible, from Design company Immersive, in collaboration with Expressive AI.
Perwana Nazif
8.4.17
Gaming

Second Life’s Immersive Sequel Is World-Building at Its Finest

Through immersive world-building, 'Sansar' wants to make VR social.
DJ Pangburn
7.31.17
street art

100 Street Artists Painted a Paris Dorm and the Results Were Mind-Blowing

Street art collective Bitume—and 100 other artists—came together to revamp a college dormitory.
Laura Conner
7.25.17
psychedlia

Grab a Bucket, This Twisted CGI Will Have You Dizzier Than 'Inception'

Don't say we didn't warn you.
Diana Shi
7.15.17
SURVEILLANCE

I Got Tracked by Ai Weiwei's Drones and Here's What Happened

Ai, Jacques Herzog, and Pierre de Meuron staged a creepily prescient installation at the Park Avenue Armory.
Kara Weisenstein
7.11.17
Installation

'Teen Wolf' Meets Biker Bar in a Surreal Hesher Paradise

“Grand Ole Opera” is a Lynchian dreamscape filled with empty trailers, neon lights, and suicidal werewolves.
Laura Hutson Hunter
7.5.17
dance

Interpretive Dancers Romped Through Philip Johnson's Iconic Glass House

Jonah Bokaer staged an immersive performance for The Glass House's 10th Anniversary Summer Party.
Kara Weisenstein
6.15.17
Photography

Lavish Photos of Nude Men in Mansions Are a Voyeur's Delight

Photographer Mehyrl Levisse's surreal nude portraits are an absurdist peep show of French decadence.
DJ Pangburn
6.8.17
street art

A Fearless Street Artist Carves on Walls with Explosives, Drills, and Acid

Vhils, a.k.a. Alexandre Farto, debuts new work in Macau.
Kevin Holmes
6.2.17
Installation

The 150,000 Square Foot '14th Factory' Is Bigger Than Its Kubrick Room

Artist Simon Birch builds an interdisciplinary park in a defunct factory on the edges of downtown and of sanity.
Shana Nys Dambrot
5.27.17
Installation

A Stunning Spiderweb of Red Thread Weaves Together Forgotten Memories

Chiharu Shiota fills a Savannah institution with crimson yarn and discarded wooden school chairs.
Annie Armstrong
5.23.17
mental health

An Installation Artist Overhauls Rooms to Explore Our Neuroses

Artist Sarah Hobbs links living spaces to mental health in her immersive installations.
Sean Neumann
5.23.17