USC Visions and Voices Event:
“Immersion and Its Applications:360 Degrees of Difference”
Join us for an exhibition and panel discussion on 360-degree immersive
explorations in viewing. The exhibition entitled Degrees of Immersion will
include a new multi-screen stereoscopic work by Michael Naimark in
collaboration with the Ars Electronica Future Lab. Other works,
including works by students, will be displayed in the Pano Chamber, a
360-degree pentagonal plasma-screen display that is nine feet in
diameter. Viewers will enter the chamber and be immersed in a
A dynamic discussion will explore the effectiveness of immersive viewing
and its potential applications for a variety of fields, including fine arts,
psychology and journalism. The distinguished panel of experts will include
multimedia artist Char Davies, founder of the Montreal-based art and
technology company Immersence, Inc.; University of Chicago professor
emerita Barbara Maria Stafford; USC cinematic arts professor
Michael Naimark; USC Annenberg professor Lawrence Pryor;
and USC psychologist and research scientist Albert “Skip” Rizzo.
Monday, February 18 through
Thursday, February 28, 2008
Helen Lindhurst Gallery,
First Floor, Watt Hall
Wednesday, February 20, 5 p.m.
Wednesday, February 20, 7 p.m.
Leonard Davis Auditorium,
Andrus Gerontology Center
Event website here.