Arts & Media and Wearable Technology | Thursday, September 22, 2016
5:30 pm Tour of On You:Wearing Technology with co-curator Clint Zeagler
7:00 pm Panel Discussion: Arts & Media and Wearable Technology
Wearable Technology sensing combined with Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) advances will not only form how we will consume media in the future, but also how we create it. Facebook took a step towards validating the future of VR/AR media display with the highly publicized purchase of Oculus Rift. How might wearable technology aid in creation? Can choreographers and musicians can use this technology in performance and in composing new works? Let’s look at advancements in gaming to what the future might hold. Can we become part of the story?
Moderator: Madison Cario – Director of the Georgia Tech Office of the Arts
Panelist: Jarrell Pair - Helped develop CharmIT wearable computing kit, founder of Mixed Reality Research and Development Group at USA's Institute for Creative Technologies, LP33's CTO, and recipient of the Ican Allen Legacy Award for a VR system for treating Iraq veterans suffering from PTSD.
Panelist: Rocco Centrella / Rhó – Musician and multi-instrumentalist. Rhó worked with the Georgia Tech Wearable Computing Center to create ‘The Hood’ which is on display in the current exhibition at MODA.
Panelist: Delton Moore - In addition to Delton's role as architectural designer at Gensler Atlanta, he worked on teams developing wearable projects (The Hood, on display at MODA) as a design and experience advocate.
Panelist: Vu Ha – Software Engineer at AR/VR game studio Funomena
Panelist: Lane Conville-Canney – Special Events and Grants Coordinator for the Georgia Tech Ferst Center for the Arts
Admission is free with regular admission to MODA, but seating is limited. Please register in advance by clicking here. Arrive at 5:30 and join Clint Zeagler, co-curator of On You: Wearing Technology, for a guided tour of the exhibition. Panel discussion will begin at 7:00 pm.
Members -FREE | Non-members $10 | Military, Educators, Seniors $8 / Students $5 with valid ID.
A special thanks to the following panel sponsors: