DMA 160-2: Special Topics In Design | Media Arts: Escapism: Introduction to Virtual Reality - Fall 2019

COURSE TITLE:

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

INSTRUCTOR:

Theoklitos Triantafyllidis

TEACHING ASSISTANT(S):

Miles Peyton


DESCRIPTION:

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