DMA 160: Special Topics In Design | Media Arts: Escapism: Introduction to Virtual Reality - Fall 2018

COURSE TITLE:

Special Topics In Design | Media Arts: Escapism: Introduction to Virtual Reality

INSTRUCTOR:

Theoklitos Triantafyllidis

TEACHING ASSISTANT(S):

Christina Curlee


DESCRIPTION:

Exploration of fundamental questions of virtual reality (VR). Topics include questioning what makes people want to escape reality; wear avatars; and immerse into a different space, time, and story. Study also covers what it means to design and fabricate new realities from scratch; and which aspects of reality people want to bring with them in this process, and what can be discarded as oppressive.
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