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Create + Connect Virtual Reality Experience

Presented by
Bold Park Community School and Create and Connect Arts Festival

Bold Park Community School’s Middle School students have created their very own Virtual Reality 360 experience. Immerse yourself in their ‘sit spots’, as they share places in nature with you on the campus, to sit and be mindful. This is a meditative practise shared throughout the school, from College students all the way down to the Pre-primary children. The immersive experience invites the audience to view nature from their own perspective and is guided by the student’s calming voices. The project was a collaborative learning experience embedded into their philosophy course with resident philosopher Peter Whyte, as they questioned how real is virtual reality?

The VR sit spot experience lasts just over 7 minutes and each viewing is for one individual only. You will be greeted by our students, who will assist you to place on a VR headset and guide you through their very own production. Virtual Reality has safety recommendations, so please consider the age advice below.

Tickets available for virtual reality experiences through

https://www.trybooking.com/RTDT

 

Location
Multi-Function Room

Date & Times
Friday 8th September (time to be selected when booking)
Please be at the installation 5 minutes prior to your selected session

Equipment
GearVR and Headsets are supplied
Both will need to be worn throughout this experience

Price
$10 per experience

Age Recommendations
This experience is not recommended for use by children under 13. Watching videos with the Gear VR may affect the visual development of children. When children, age 13 or older, use the Gear VR, adults should limit their usage time and ensure they take frequent breaks. Adults should monitor children closely after their use with the Gear VR if children feel discomfort.

Project Directors
Rhys George and Rory Henderson

Narration and Hosts
Charlise, Liam and Jay

Camera + Sound
Middle School students

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