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Thursday October 6th 2016

06:00 PM until 10:00 PM

Weird Reality

VR-related art and code conference
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WEIRD REALITY: Head-Mounted Art && Code is a symposium dedicated to exploring new and independent visions for virtual, augmented and mixed realities. We aim to showcase independent and emerging voices, creative approaches, diverse and oftentimes marginalized perspectives, and imaginative and critical positions on VR/AR/MR that depart from typical tech fantasies and other normative, corporate media. The symposium features artist talks, speed presentations, technical workshops and demonstrations, discussion panels, a participant-driven unconference, and a free-to-the-public “VR Salon” exhibition which is presented in close cooperation with the concurrent 2016 VIA Festival.

WEIRD REALITY lectures, workshops, and other daytime events take place on the CMU campus. If you enjoy cutting-edge live music and audiovisuals, consider spending your nights at the concurrent 2016 VIA Festival. The first 100 WEIRD REALITY passes include a pass to the 2016 VIA Festival! You can also purchase VIA passes here.

WEIRD REALITY is our fourth Art && Code (#artandcode) symposium, a series of events concerned with liberating the cultural and aesthetic potentials of emerging technologies. Half maker’s festival, half academic conference, WEIRD REALITY takes place October 6-9, 2016 on the campus and vicinity of Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh. Check out the previous editions of Art && Code:

Art && Code: Programming Environments for Artists, Young People, and the Rest of Us (March 2009)
Mobile Art && Code: Artistic and Tactical Approaches to Mobile, Networked and Locative Media (November 2009)
Art && Code 3D: DIY 3D Sensing and Visualization (October 2011)

Added by Geoffrey Maddock

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