To start off 2021, we invited sound designers Em Halberstadt and Millie Wissar from ‘A Shell in the Pit’ to pick apart and unpeel the many layers of sound in VR. Here’s a wholesome revisit, or call them closely-taken notes, on the aspects of sound that our guest speakers unblurred.
Let’s Get Real was the MOR’s first-of-a-kind talk event where we were able to bring two ‘trailblazers’ in a room together to pendulate a new amplitude of understanding VR’s history, and projected future. Our guest speakers Jackie Morie (@skydeas1) and John Orion Young (@JohnOrionYoung) were able to engage those in attendance with far-reaching, infinity-pool immersed perspectives from both their real and virtual investments in art-making.
Nick Ladd is a Canadian artist with a background in illustration and 3D animation. As a VR artist, he created the learning resource, Animbrush Academy, and co-founded Studio Syro, an animation studio using the VR painting tool 'Quill' to produce hand-crafted experiences.
Sabby Lighf is a VR Artist and Live Performer whose artistic quest in traditional painting turned into self-seeking in virtual reality. Her VR tale begins sometime in 2018, a little after she saw a Tilt Brush commercial which led her to start exploring painting in a new medium.