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2020 Melbourne VR Art Fest and Tournament

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Entermission Melbourne - Virtual Reality Escape Rooms

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164 Bourke Street

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Melbourne VR Art Fest and Tournament

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Another Reality and Entermission Melbourne are delighted to invite you to the Melbourne VR Art Fest and Tournament which is part of a global tournament. This event is open to both spectators as well as participants who want to compete in drawing and sculpting in Virtual Reality using Tilt Brush for over US$4000 in prizes. No prior experience is required!

Mingle and connect with others in the VR art community, see and experience VR art hand-drawn by immersive artists and explore Virtual Reality Art works.

SPECTATORS (Early bird A$12pp purchase before 12 March 20, thereafter A$22pp)

For spectators who just want to learn and attend for fun and to see other people create content in VR.

In addition to being able to mingle and watch artists creating hand-drawn environments and landscapes in VR, spectators can:

  • Learn how to draw in VR; and
  • Afterwards, if you'd like, have a turn at adding your own drawing to the collaborative VR artwork .

TOURNAMENT PARTICIPANTS - FOR NEWBIES AND EXPERIENCED USERS (All access pass A$39pp)

For participants who would like to draw and compete in the contest, there is a Tilt Brush Newbie category and Tilt Bush Experienced user category.

All drawing participants will be able to compete in this tournament where the aim is to create the most immersive VR art environment and landscape for others to explore. The environment can be outdoors (e.g. snowy mountains, forest, outer space) or indoors (e.g. room inside a house, dungeon, spaceship).

Each participant has 45 minutes to create their VR artwork.

One winner will be chosen from each category: one will be for a Tilt Brush Newbie, and another will be given to an Experienced Tilt Brush user.

Both the local winners and global winner of the event will be announced on Friday, May 1st, 2020.

PURPOSE OF TOURNAMENT

The purpose of this tournament is to encourage an understanding of how Tilt Brush is a tool for designing immersive environments and landscapes for others to explore. While encouraging appreciation and understanding about collaborating to build on top of others Tilt Brush artwork. It is meant to show how VR is different from other artforms and how it can be used for building immersive worlds.

The event will take place at Entermission Melbourne - Virtual Reality Escape Rooms

For the Entermission Sydney Event see https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2020-sydney-vr-art-fest-and-tournament-tickets-91104599309

Featured Contestants:

Marc-O-Matic:

Marc-O-Matic is an independent multidisciplinary Artist, Animator, Director and Creative Technologist. Combining a mix of traditional illustrative and storytelling disciplines with digital and immersive tech to create interactive storytelling experiences across Augmented and Virtual Reality.

Local Prize Winners:

The two winners (Newbie and Experienced categories) in the Melbourne contest will be featured on the Times Square Billboard.

They will also each win an Artist Residency Program with Entermission Melbourne plus an Entermission Melbourne Virtual Reality Escape Room Gift voucher for 6 people (worth AU$294).

Global Prize Winner:

This contest is part of a global tournament, The Global VR Art Tournament taking place in 13 cities across the globe. The two winners of this local tournament will go into the running to win the Global Prizes.

$1000 USD

All expenses paid trip to attend AWE conference in the city of winners choice in either Santa Clara, Tel-Aviv, Munich, or Shenzhen.

Get featured for 2 months at The Museum of Other Realities.

Local and global winners will be announced on Friday 1 May 20

If you would like to request a media or press pass please email info@anotherreality.com

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