The project is dealing with the idea of accessing your own personal data from a point of view u never experienced before. Jörg Frohnmayer suggested to students to bring their own private dataset and make an artistic or profession virtual reality (VR) storyboard in a one week workshop. The out come was a VR experience that reflected the difference one can get from a spatial representation of data and was represented in a stereoscopic setup like HTC-Vive.
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.
In winter 2014 New Media students developed experiences special to the virtual world. Jörg Frohnmayer gave a short introduction to the Game Software Unity 3D and discussed the possibilities of the Head Mounted Display Oculus Rift. With this setup the students developed intense virtual experiences.