Home Virtual Reality Gaming ‘Magicians In VR’ Event In AltspaceVR Will Feature Talks And Live Magic

‘Magicians In VR’ Event In AltspaceVR Will Feature Talks And Live Magic

-

A new event in AltspaceVR, called ‘Magicians in VR’, will see prominent figures come together to virtually “educate, entertain and inspire the immersive content creation community with relevant insights about the art of magic.”

The event is set to take place on Wednesday October 7 in Altpsace from 1:00pm PST. The event will discuss how magic can operate in virtual worlds and how the “art of storytelling, understanding audiences, and building relevant and innovative impossibilities” applies to magic in VR.

The aim is to show how digital magic in a virtual world can provide a sense of disbelief just like real world magic, and not just stem from amazement at the technology behind it. The experience will also offer some perspective on the ‘live theater’ aspect of magic, and how this can be applied to VR experiences.

Four “magic thought leaders” will lead the event, including Adam Cheyer (co-founder of Siri and Viv Labs), Curtis Hickman (CCO and co-founder of The Void), Simon Pierro (a digital magician) and Laura Mingail (event creator and founder of Archetypes & Effects).

Cheyer is a magician himself, and hosts a weekly magic show called “Viv Labs Friday Magic” that has previously featured magic professionals like David Blaine. Likewise, despite co-founding location-based VR company The Void, Hickman is also an award-winning magician and professional illusionist. Each of the four thought-leaders will bring their own perspectives on the intersections of magic, technology and storytelling, plus some live magic will be on display as well.

Those interested in the event can sign-up for the event over on the Altspace website now.

This post appeared first on this site

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Follow Us For The Latest VR News

5,183FansLike
5,937FollowersFollow
1,781FollowersFollow
3,117FollowersFollow

Latest Reviews

Project Aria is Facebook’s Prototype AR Glasses Which Start Real-world Testing This Month

Facebook is continuing its push toward delivering AR glasses and it’s showing some of its development out in the open; Project Aria is a...

The Walking Dead Saints & Sinners Quest 2 vs Quest 1 Graphics Comparison

This is the big one – our The Walking Dead Saints & Sinners Quest 2 graphics comparison. For months, we’ve waited with bated breath to...

Oculus Quest 2 Unboxing: Watch Us Unpack The New Headset

What’s going to come with your shiny new headset on October 13th? Find out in our Oculus Quest 2 unboxing! Facebook revealed its latest standalone...

This post appeared first on this site

Subscribe to TheFutureofVR's NewsletterAnd get exclusive, pre-release augmented reality news and early-bird special offers to save YOU money on VR tech, games and other exciting VR products! We won't deluge you with spam, or sell your details. Ever.