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ARTandVR’s February 18th show at HACK Temple sparked the candle for future events. Thank you for being part of the magic!

An orchestra of light, comet trails, electrified synthesis of soul: These are some of the ways to describe the musical apparatus that is Beautiful Machines. With echoes of retro futurism and flashes of AI-integrated art, this team is painting a picture of an era that does not yet exist. Beautiful Machines is using immersion as[…]

Thanks to KEYFRAME Entertainment, Harmonic Light will be joining us for our February 18th event, providing stunning custom LED portraits for our community. KEYFRAME is a perfect partner fit with a similar mission of nurturing transformative culture and upcoming artists. They have been working their magic in the festival and art scene since 2004. They have helped shape[…]

Vezika is an amalgam of motion and light; a creative collaboration between visual performance artists Sara Zelenika and Zach Krausnick. Vezika is the emergent union of duality, the space between, where dynamic performance art emerges as cutting edge projection mapping intersects theatrical movement. Presenting an eclectic mix of interpretive, modern, and theatrical dance styles paired[…]

ARTandVR’s lounge for Oakland’s Gaslamp Killer show showcased work from featured artists El Shamanico, Nick Shelton, and Digital Introspect. For many guests, it was their first time in Virtual Reality. The excitement was infectious. Nick Shelton demonstrates how to use the Vive controllers to manipulate a fractal landscape. A guest tries Digital Introspect’s Stereo / Video[…]

“I’m interested in using computers to generate interactive 3D worlds with a richness and depth that would be impossible or infeasible for humans to make – rivaling the complexity of the natural world.” – Nick Shelton Nick Shelton strives to create infinitely customizable worlds… “This typically starts with a study of geometric primitives like lines, boxes[…]

Zak Blatt is proud to present art on a different canvas, the human body. He paints youthful subject matter, such as party culture, sexuality, identity and current pop culture. “I try to capture things the way I see them, which in some cases glorifies parts of society that others may frown upon. My work is consistently[…]

GoNZoFuZe; ec·cen·tric adjective \ik-ˈsen-trik, ek-\ : not following a perfectly circular path – har·mo·ny noun \ˈhär-mə-nē\ : a pleasing combination or arrangement of different sound waves. A strange yet pleasing arrangement utilizing different genres’ of music from across the cosmos. Take a step away from reality and let the music take you on a sonic[…]

Heddy Fur is a multi-talented energy in the Bay Area community. A beatmaker, vocalist, and classically trained pianist, she is a well rounded musician who approaches her craft with both technical skill and soulful style. She is heavily involved in Cassette Culture, and has some very solid recent releases including “Flitter Wings” on US Natives Records[…]

Made of the Moon is the acoustic / electronic synthesis of Brian Castleman and Shane Hazleton. Together they collaborate to create a fusion of natural instruments with the capabilities and timbres of technology. The Made of the Moon Experience is an integrated media space featuring never before seen custom technology using RGB LED glasses to[…]

The VR Galactic Gallery experience is an aesthetically driven VR experience exploring intersections between traditional and new media. It features art from Android Jones, Mars1, Chris Dyer, Mugwort, Mear One, Xavi, Luke Brown, Amanda Sage, and Hans Haveron. David Starfire designed sounds to match the space specifically tailored for the SUBPAC physical audio device. Paintings[…]

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Illuminating Burning Man, Lightning in a Bottle, Glowcon, and the Music Tech Summit, Devon Meyer’s More Lights Design sets the scene with whimsical creations.

Time to tune in. Take a sip, grab a crystal, and make some new friends. Ronjon’s tea table is the perfect place to reflect on the experience.

Look at the world a bit differently with Lucy by IXOMOXI. Alessandro Sabatelli’s Gear VR passthrough app is the perfect complement to ARTandVR’s visual stimuli.

Placed in the body of a CIA operative you are given a dangerous mission, but the assignment is just the tip of the iceberg. This interactive room-scale narrative is based on the real events of Project MK ULTRA, a series of Cold War era CIA mind control experiments on innocent civilians. Voiceovers by Christopher Sabat and Jason[…]

El Shamanico El Shamanico is an Oakland based artist whose broad perspective on the arts allows him to create intricate works which defy the rules of conventionalism. His current installation incorporates modern and traditional techniques, resulting in an impossible display of light, optics, balance, colors, textures, and depth.         El Shamanico Labs’[…]

View unreleased work by Jeremiah Allen Welch and Gabriel Welch, an artist duo living and working in San Francisco. From impressionistic animals to abstract worlds that look as though they could be created with computers, The Welch Brothers continue to push the boundaries of traditional art. They have struck out on a grand adventure together[…]

Illuminating Burning Man, Lightning in a Bottle, Glowcon, and the Music Tech Summit, Devon Meyer’s More Lights Design sets the scene with whimsical creations.

Time to tune in. Take a sip, grab a crystal, and make some new friends. Ronjon’s tea table is the perfect place to reflect on the experience.

Look at the world a bit differently with Lucy by IXOMOXI. Alessandro Sabatelli’s Gear VR passthrough app is the perfect complement to ARTandVR’s visual stimuli.

Placed in the body of a CIA operative you are given a dangerous mission, but the assignment is just the tip of the iceberg. This interactive room-scale narrative is based on the real events of Project MK ULTRA, a series of Cold War era CIA mind control experiments on innocent civilians. Voiceovers by Christopher Sabat and Jason[…]

El Shamanico El Shamanico is an Oakland based artist whose broad perspective on the arts allows him to create intricate works which defy the rules of conventionalism. His current installation incorporates modern and traditional techniques, resulting in an impossible display of light, optics, balance, colors, textures, and depth.         El Shamanico Labs’[…]

View unreleased work by Jeremiah Allen Welch and Gabriel Welch, an artist duo living and working in San Francisco. From impressionistic animals to abstract worlds that look as though they could be created with computers, The Welch Brothers continue to push the boundaries of traditional art. They have struck out on a grand adventure together[…]

Illuminating Burning Man, Lightning in a Bottle, Glowcon, and the Music Tech Summit, Devon Meyer’s More Lights Design sets the scene with whimsical creations.

Time to tune in. Take a sip, grab a crystal, and make some new friends. Ronjon’s tea table is the perfect place to reflect on the experience.

Look at the world a bit differently with Lucy by IXOMOXI. Alessandro Sabatelli’s Gear VR passthrough app is the perfect complement to ARTandVR’s visual stimuli.

Placed in the body of a CIA operative you are given a dangerous mission, but the assignment is just the tip of the iceberg. This interactive room-scale narrative is based on the real events of Project MK ULTRA, a series of Cold War era CIA mind control experiments on innocent civilians. Voiceovers by Christopher Sabat and Jason[…]

El Shamanico El Shamanico is an Oakland based artist whose broad perspective on the arts allows him to create intricate works which defy the rules of conventionalism. His current installation incorporates modern and traditional techniques, resulting in an impossible display of light, optics, balance, colors, textures, and depth.         El Shamanico Labs’[…]

View unreleased work by Jeremiah Allen Welch and Gabriel Welch, an artist duo living and working in San Francisco. From impressionistic animals to abstract worlds that look as though they could be created with computers, The Welch Brothers continue to push the boundaries of traditional art. They have struck out on a grand adventure together[…]

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ARTandVR’s February 18th show at HACK Temple sparked the candle for future events. Thank you for being part of the magic!

Thanks to KEYFRAME Entertainment, Harmonic Light will be joining us for our February 18th event, providing stunning custom LED portraits for our community. KEYFRAME is a perfect partner fit with a similar mission of nurturing transformative culture and upcoming artists. They have been working their magic in the festival and art scene since 2004. They have helped shape[…]

ARTandVR’s lounge for Oakland’s Gaslamp Killer show showcased work from featured artists El Shamanico, Nick Shelton, and Digital Introspect. For many guests, it was their first time in Virtual Reality. The excitement was infectious. Nick Shelton demonstrates how to use the Vive controllers to manipulate a fractal landscape. A guest tries Digital Introspect’s Stereo / Video[…]

Presenting an immersive art experience like none other… Saturday, February 18  |  HACK Temple  |  906 Broadway, SF ARTandVR is taking over North Beach’s HACK Temple for an immersive exhibition of virtual reality, electronic music, visionary speakers, and interactive art. Dance between projections and light displays, take in a tea ceremony, and learn tips on[…]