2020 VISA - Virtual Exhibition Design

2020 VISA - Virtual Exhibition Design

Tag
A-frameHTMLCSSJavascript
Type
WebVRVirtual Exhibition
Year
2020

In collaboration with Leily Khatibi

  • Role: Co-curator, website designer, Web VR Developer.
  • Timeline: May 1, 2020 → May 31, 2020

Curatorial Statement

The Virtual Institute of Simulation Art (VISA) is an online art center and gallery, currently displaying 4 WebVR collections: Crisis, Sanctuary, Oasis, and Unmapped. VISA allows viewers to travel to a “hyperreality” consisting of artist-designed simulated environments. The space was conceived by Leily Khatibi & Kiki Wu as a curatorial project. Our mission is to leverage digital art and collaboration through open-source, web-based, immersive media that is accessible to anyone with a computer and stable internet connection.A total number of 28 website-specific works are exhibited on visatopia.xyz from May 22, 2020 – April 27, 2022. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, new and experimental ways of sharing art online arises. In this gallery, a wide variety of responses to the current social and environmental changes are manifested as 3D renderings and video art. These pieces are created by Art75 students (Introduction to Digital Video Art class–sections 1 & 2, spring 2020) from CADRE New Media Lab, San José State University.

Installation View

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I: Crisis

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II: Sanctuary

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III: Oasis

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IV: Unmapped

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Credit List

Web VR Development Framework

  1. A-Frame - WebVR Framework
  2. A-Frame Environment Component

3D Models

  1. Google Poly
  2. Turbosquid

Fonts

  1. Google Fonts
  2. Google Fonts for A-Frame

Soundtracks

Soundtracks of VISA scenes are from Free Music Archive

  1. Ai Yamamoto - Walking In Depreston Promo Shorter
  2. DASK - Arrival
  3. Hinterheim - Ende
  4. Daniel Birch - Blue Lobster