EPISODE 1: CUCUMBER KOOL-AID: THE RISE OF ESPORT LIVESTYLES
SLOW JAM by TONGXIN SUN Slow Jam is a collaborative live performance. Wearing a Perception Neuron suit, the broadcaster streams their real-time skeleton data into the scene. The live stream audience controls the virtual camera through chat. Together they compose the scene, reacting to one another’s choices and delayed responses. With live stream InYourChill.
DISEMBODIED US, EMBODIED MASK by MIRANDA JIN We spend most of our time immersed behind screens crafting our virtual representations. These rectangular surfaces have become our physical masks. This project uses real-time facial mocap technology to puppeteer phone cases, collapsing physical and virtual social interactions into one. With Mug Life Application, TrueDepth Camera System.
SAM ROLFES is a multi-format, mixed-media visual artist, experimental graphic designer, and electronic musician. Through real-time vr and live motion capture technology, he tours audiences through his performative practice, digital designs, immersive scenes, and painterly video work.
UNSCRIPTED INTERACTIONS by DAVE CHAN
Digital meta entertainment platforms like fantasy football and online gambling have created new game worlds on top of preexisting game systems. Unscripted Interactions, is a demolition derby controlled remotely by six different twitch chat stream. These streams, unaware of the mata game, generate total chaos. Fans can visit the various pilot streams to discover the control words and win. With ZFBrowser, Impact Deformable, Industrial Environment, Dumpster, Simple Health Bar, 4 Industrial Barrels, Traffic Cones, Unity Particle Pack.
LIZZIE'S COOL SHOW by LIZZIE KLEIN
Lizzie’s Cool Show @ lizziescoolshow is a weekly live streaming show where I share my thoughts and feelings on various products and services using only my brainwaves. I wear an EEG headset that feeds data into my Like or Dislike algorithm in Unity. Please email lizziescoolshow @ gmail.com to submit things you like or have made for review. With
Neurosky Mindwave Mobile 2, DaCookie’s Mindwave-Unity Tutorial.
MATT ADAMS, a graphic designer with a research based creative practice. Matt speaks about his most recent project, an augmented reality fashion line -- a series of shirts that are meant to be worn in front of your computer helping your switch between app preferences and desktop profiles.
MULTI-CAMERA DRAMA by ADIT DHANUSHKODI
Live streams are highly choreographed sequences of a broadcaster’s activities. This project proposes a room-size piece of furniture that produces live video edits of the streamer based on their physical position and speech, automating and visualizing the camera choreography. The cameras are entirely controlled by the algorithm trained on popular cooking video content. With Google Cloud Speech-to-TextPerformer, Jarret Lin.