As part of an university exchange program between the design akademie berlin (B. A. Photography) Prof. Sebastian Denz and Merz Akademie Stuttgart Jörg Frohnmayer (Pathway New Media) students work together on a VR-project for HM-Displays. The aim is to explore and create new spatial strategies for exhibitions incl. stereoscopic content. The project was presented at the prelude of the 30th aniversary of the transmediale in Berlin.
For the second time, Akademie Schloss Solitude has awarded Schlosspost web residencies. The call on the topic »Re-entering the Ultimate Display« for virtual reality projects of all kinds was curated by professor of new media Mario Doulis , who was also in charge of selecting the web residents.
There are several news about our former student and current visiting teacher johannes p osterhof. Recently Merz&Solitude published Osterhoff’s final thesis IMG_SRC. It is in German and can be ordered online from the publisher.
The ExhibitSpace project has investigated new ways of spatial representation and interaction concepts for art exhibitions. Therefore Virtual Reality was split in it’s main technical components and experimentally re-arranged in kind of interactive exhibition spaces. As case studies the students chose artworks of the New State Gallery Stuttgart and conceptually extended the real exhibiting space with media installations.