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Rashi Birla
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    Design Media Arts at UCLA
    In the 1970s space colonies were considered to be a viable alternative to a life restricted to planet Earth. The design of cylindrical space...
    Now playing SpaceCollective
    Where forward thinking terrestrials share ideas and information about the state of the species, their planet and the universe, living the lives of science fiction. Introduction
    Featuring Powers of Ten by Charles and Ray Eames, based on an idea by Kees Boeke.
    From rbirla's personal cargo

    Immersive Space
    Project: Design Media Arts at UCLA
    ...in Art

    Mark Jenkins
    Drop #23
    2005



    interesting to see how artist uses nature directly as his canvas and infuses articifical life.


    Flower Installation
    Micheal Steinberg




    Hydroelectric Invert
    Amy Young
    2001



    A pseudo-waterfall sculpture made of rubber, light, motion and the booming sound of a waterfall.


    ...in Media Art

    Cave Automatic Virtural Environment (CAVE)
    Universtiy of Ill. Urbana Champange



    The cave is a room sized virtual reality space in the universtiy meant to immerse the audience physically and optically. UI is currently the worlds largest collection of immersive art.


    Char Davies
    Osomse and Ephemere
    1995, 1998



    "Osmose (1995) is an immersive virtual environment with stereoscopic 3D computer graphics, spatialised sound and real time interaction. The interface consists of a stereoscopic head-mounted display and real-time motion tracking based on breath and balance. There are nearly a dozen world-spaces in Osmose, most based on metaphorical aspects of nature. Immersants are able to journey anywhere within these worlds, as well as hover in the ambiguous transition areas.

    Ephémère (1998) is an immersive virtual environment with real-time display of 3D computer graphics and interactive 3D localised sound. The interface consists of a stereoscopic head-mounted display and real-time motion tracking based on breath and balance. Like Osmose, Ephémère's iconography is grounded in 'nature' as metaphor. In Ephémère however, Osmose's repertoire of trees, rocks and streams is extended to include body organs, arteries and bones, intended to suggest a symbolic correspondence between body and earth. Ephémère is structured into three levels: landscape, subterranean earth, and a substratum of interior body flesh."

    from www.amci.net.au


    Jill Scott
    Continental Drift
    1989



    Continental Drift compares the excavation of lanscape through the earths crust with the excavation of the human body through the diagnosis of breast cancer.


    ... in Bio Art

    Move 36
    Eduardo Kac
    2004



    Move 36 describes the move where the computer Deep Blue beat the best chess player in the world. A plant is rooted on the move 36 that uses a computer code to manipulate one if its genes

    The Eighth Day
    Eduardo Kac
    2001



    The piece brings together living transgenic life forms and a biological robot (biobot) in an environment enclosed under a clear 4 foot diameter Plexiglas dome, thus making visible what it would be like if these creatures would in fact coexist in the world at large.


    George Gessert
    Natural Selection
    1994- present



    Experiments in hybridizing irises

    ... in Film

    The World is My Country: The Sex Life of Flowers
    1982



    In this work, the viewer is asked to hang upside down while watching a film on the sex life of plants


    IMAX experience




    The IMAX experience is the ulimate immersive experience. Popular IMAX movies have included Mount Everest and The Grand Canyon.

    ...in Architecture and interior design





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