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VR/360 Night @ Littlstar

  • Littlstar 584 Broadway, #603 New York, NY 10012 United States (map)
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Join us for an evening of vr/360 speakers, networking, and pizza/beer!

There'll be some great industry discussions plus samplings of content experiences provided by some of NYC's best vr/360 innovators.

Limited to the first 70 registrants so please RESERVE YOUR SPOT TODAY. No tickets sold at door.

THIS MONTH’S THEME: ART AND ARTISTS IN VR/AR/MR

THIS MONTH'S PRESENTERS:

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CARRIE ABLE | www.carrieablegallery.com

Carrie Able is a Brooklyn based visual artist, poet and musician. She specializes in oil on linen paintings and has exhibited extensively from the Honolulu Museum of Art to the Toledo Museum of Art. Her work has been printed in publications such as the National Geographic Traveler and private collections worldwide exhibit Able’s paintings. In March 2018, Able had a solo exhibition at Volta Art Fair.

In 2016 Able published her first book of poetry entitled “Painted Poetry”. On Sept 20th, 2017 Carrie Able’s debut solo album “frequency” was released on Itunes, Google Play, Amazon and Spotify, and celebrated with a performance at the Bowery Electric in Manhattan’s Lower East Side. Jukely describes Able as a “haunting singer-songwriter and guitarist”. While many say they have never heard anything like Able’s music, it has also been described as a link between The Doors, Patti Smith, and Lou Reed.

As internationally recognized artist, poet and musician, Carrie Able was a keynote speaker at the Kristal Elma Festivali in Istanbul on Oct 5th, 2017.

Able is currently an artist in residence at Jump into the Light in Manhattan’s Lower East Side. While VR painting technology is a new cutting edge media, Able has been working with oil on linen for over twenty years. A working portrait artist by the age of 14, Able’s earliest work focused on realism in the renaissance masters oil technique. However, her oil works of the past 8 years have increasingly danced the line between representative and abstract. Using no external visual references, imported files or sound bites, the artist creates directly from subconscious mind to hand.

Carrie Able Gallery opened in September 2016 in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The gallery showcases the work of Able, amongst the most exciting emerging visual artists. The gallery also represents emerging to established contemporary artists. While a commercial gallery, Carrie Able Gallery is mission based with several community art programs including a free kids class for 8-12 year olds.

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SUNNY ATWAL | www.ara.one

10+ years in game studios and startups developing games, VR/AR and other interactive software. Loves teaching and developing curriculum involving software development. Enjoys traveling and has lived in 3 different countries. Plays guitar left-handed but not very well.

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DAVID LOBSER | www.dlobser.com

David Lobser is a 3D artist and XR developer with over a decade of experience in the post production industry. Most recently he was an artist in residence at NYU's Future Reality under Ken Perlin where he developed multi-user, location-based VR experiences. His most recent project, Cosmic Sugar, is a VR sandbox and painting tool. Visit www.objectnormal.com


PRESENTING SPONSOR

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Ara is a decentralized network for creators, businesses, and consumers. Save on content hosting costs with decentralized distribution and rewards across a secure blockchain-agnostic infrastructure. Learm more at https://ara.one/

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GET INVOLVED:

SPEAKERS/PRESENTERS: If you would like to submit yourself/your company to PARTICIPATE at a future VR/360 NIGHT, please submit HERE.

VOLUNTEERS/HELPERS: Want to pitch in? Shoot us your NAME, COMPANY, JOB TITLE and CONTACT INFO here (hello at nyfilmloft dot com)

HOST AN EVENT: If you're a company, a co-working space, or an organization that would like to bring NY MEDIA NIGHT to your members/employees, please CONTACT US!

MEDIA PRESS/BLOGGERS: Contact Daron Jenkins for inquiries, interviews and press passes.

SPONSORSHIP/PARTNERSHIPS: Reach out for more information for this and future VR/360 Night events.

PLEASE NOTE: We take video and photos during our event for social media posts, marketing and promotion. If you would like to be entered to win two (2) free passes to a future VR/360 Night event be sure to tag your photos #welovenyfl on INSTAGRAM and TWITTER. We announce new winners every FRIDAY at 1PM on IG/TW.

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