The line between art, VR, and entertainment has never been more blurry than it is right now. This is the evolving intersection where Infinity Festival explores the theme of “Story Advanced By Technology.” The second annual conference took place at Goya Studio and the Dream Hotel from November 7th to 9th, drawing Hollywood creators and Silicon Valley innovators alike to explore everything from 5G, to AI, to Blockchain.
The festival hosted a two-room ART + TECH showcase featuring cutting-edge work by a dozen artists using 3D printing, Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, sculpture, and Digital Photography as mediums, but the main hall was booming with just as much creativity. A live-action 360-degree VR film by Ilya Rozhkov put you in the head of “Agent Emerson,” a GREASE-emblazoned table became the stage for a fully-immersive AR musical performance, and a deceptively simple-looking facial motion-capture station transformed people into a CGI David Bowie.
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