media | projection | system
design & integration
Elevator #7 : Live Performance in Shared Virtual Worlds
Virtual Reality & Live Performance
Test: performer in front of a greenscreen. Camera is routed thru video mixer & captured by a PC via a Black Magic Decklink card into Unity 3D.
The green is keyed out inside Unity.
The livestream video is composited into the 3D in Unity.
Rendering of the 3D model (built with 3Ds Max) inside Unity.
Ground plan of stage for audience experience.
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Co-Principal Investigator, Artistic Director, Co-Creator, Digital Media & Experience Design
Performance: Mabie Theatre, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
Conference Presentation: Prague Quadrennial, Czech Republic
Co-Principal Investigator with Interim Dean and Professor Joe Kearney on a transdisciplinary team of faculty for an awarded Creative Matches Grant ($13,000.00). Build a scalable, public performance that explores the theatrical possibilities of emerging VR technologies. Members of the “audience” will each wear a head-mounted display and share a virtual environment with live performers.
Room-scale VR experience with Four live cameras, Greenscreen, Unity, HTC Vive.
Key Creative Team:
Co-Creator | Unity & Vive Director: Joseph Kearney
Co-Creator | Writer | Co-Director: Alan MacVey
Co-Creator | Sound Design: Bryon Winn
Co-Creator | Monica Correia: 3D Design
Live Video | Choreography: Marc Macaranas
Unity Programmer: Xiao Song
Performer: Joseph Osheroff