/ MAKE // VR /// JAM //// 27-28-29th Jan 17 //// BCN HANGAR

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This is for the VR workshop and Jam. REGISTRATIONS ARE MADE IN THE GOOGLE FORM (https://goo.gl/forms/eNn47DIYpqcgm42D3) NOT HERE !!! WILL SEND CONFIRMATIONS BY EMAIL AND LIAISE IN SLACK !!!

DIY VR Jam is a cross disciplinary week-end long workshop and jam, for us to hack virtual reality and immersive media in the fields of art, performance and critical thinking.

Presented by Be Another Lab, (http://www.themachinetobeanother.org/) Outliers Collective (http://outliers.es/) and Fabbula (http://fabbula.com/), at Hangar in Poblenou.

Calling for artists, makers, hackers, coders, to come & play with the language of VR.

It's mandatory to register, please fill up this : https://goo.gl/forms/eNn47DIYpqcgm42D3

// SCHEDULE

Friday 27/1/2016. Creative VR Meetup. Talks and demos. Open to everyone.

7 to 9pm. at HANGAR, Emilia Coranty 16, Barcelona (map (https://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=en&q=Emilia+Coranty+16%2C+Barcelona%2C+es)).

General adress on VR for creative folks interested in VR. Artists talks, lectures on VR creation, demos and networking.

Full Creative VR evening program here (https://www.meetup.com/Creative-VR-Barcelona/events/236352237/)

Saturday 28th Jan 2017. Start of DIY VR JAM

10am. Workshops by Outliers, BeAnotherLab and Fabbula on the 3 areas of the VR Jam (see below)

1pm : Official start of the VR Jam

Groups of 4 to 5 start on making a VR project concept, mentored by one of the 3 mentors.

Slack will be used to run the event and organise help.

In the night of saturday, space will be kept open for anyone to carry on VR making !!!

Sunday 29 th. DIY VR Jam and restitution

--- Whole day of VR jam making ---

5pm. Restitution and end of jam party. Open doors. People from the creative VR group are invited to join

// PROGRAM TRACKS

Be Another Lab / Tools and Techniques of Immersive Media and Embodiment / Interdisciplinary Science and Relational Art Practices

Artists engaged in visual and performing arts are invited to explore VR as a potential medium. BAL will share their know-how in immersive video, immersive storytelling and embodied experiences along with their tools and practices from the BAL numerous projects.such as the Machine To Be Another.

Tags : Immersed Theater // Embodied Narratives // Humans & non-humans empathetic entanglements // Neo-sorcery // Queer //

Outlier Collective / WebVR: VR for Web Developers. Multidevice VR Content and Data Visualization in plain HTML

If you are a Web Developer or know the basics of HTML5, you can now ease up your VR learning curve and implement VR Experiences for all devices (Rift, Vive, Cardboard) with tools like Mozilla’s AFrame. Tools for telling stories with VR Video and PhotoSpheres and for implementing Data Visualizations (like networks and Neurath’s isotypes) will be presented, along with some relevant datasets. All the material (code and datasets) will be available in GitHub. Conducted by Óscar Marín Miró, whose interest lies in creative coding, WebVR docs and meaningful data visualisation.

Tags : Immersive Data // Open sourced Narratives // Poetic coding // Hyperlinked metaverse //

Fabbula / GIVE ME SOME SPACE ! DIY ways to reclaim your Reality.

VR as entertainment is good but making your own is so much better. In this Fabbula workshop, we will have you make your own made virtual realities and see what it does to you, be it challenging social norms, empowering you or develop new attachment. Principle is simple : come with your work in 2D, 3D or whichever is your existing software or medium and explore all the tools and ways to make it “a place of one’s own”.

Using DIY tools, the workshop aims at prototyping virtual environments using mixed immersive techniques such as photogrammetry, 3D rendering and 360 video.

Tags : Mixed Realities // Temporary Autonomous VR Zone // Sympoetic worlding // Glitched worlds // Bend space times // Neo-sorcery // Queer // Higher states of consciousness // Speculative fabulations // Artistic synaesthesia // Gesamtkunstwerk // Umwelts of invertebrae and octopuses //

// FOR WHO ?

Artists, creators, coders, makers //
Women, queers, cyborgs, multispecific humans //
Carers, collectives, thinkers //
You //

// OTHER STUFF

// Wanna ask/talk/share stuff?

Get in touch here (https://goo.gl/forms/P9cNCxqkMuknXjpQ2) or by email at contact [at] fabbula dot com. Or ask in our Slack.

// Find peers. Please indicate the type of people/skills you are looking for at time of registration (https://goo.gl/forms/eNn47DIYpqcgm42D3)

// Slack. All confirmed participants will receive an invite into our Creative VR Barcelona slack (https://creativevrbarcelona.slack.com/). We will use Slack to share all update, program info, assets, etc, be sure to turn on notifications !!!

// HOW MUCH ?

Nada

// WHAT DO I GET ?

Belonging and a thick present.

// WHAT TO BRING ?

Your tools of creation, digital or analog. Existing artworks you wish to put into VR.

// WHAT IS THE TECHNICAL REQUIREMEMENT ?

For most activities you dont need specific technical knowledge. Knowledgeable people will be on hand to support with some of the tools we use : VR Doodler, A Frame, Unreal, Unity, video editing, etc.

Knowldege of HTML and web development will be very helpful for the WebVR track.