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VR Lounge

Friday, October 18–Sunday, October 19

girl wearing vr headset and smiling Anthropologist Margaret Mead documented cultures and helped others connect to communities around the world using the groundbreaking medium of her time, film. The Mixed Media Lounge  showcases virtual reality, augmented reality, and more as modes to encounter diverse cultural stories.

Anthropologist Margaret Mead documented cultures and helped others connect to communities around the world using the groundbreaking medium of her time: film. Building on the spirit of her cutting-edge work, today's new media–virtual reality, augmented reality, and more–are used to convey diverse stories.

Awavena

Friday, October 18 | 4 – 8 pm
Saturday, October 19 | 12 pm – 6 pm
Sunday, October 20 | 12 pm – 6 pm
RSVP required | Starlight Café

Virtual reality (VR) film provides a new medium for connecting with cultures. Experience a stunning tale of metamorphosis in Lynnette Wallworth's new VR piece, created in collaboration with the Amazon's Yawanawa community.