The Art of Dying
       
     
 The show took place in San Francisco's mission district at  The Laundry  as part of OpenIDEO’s Re:Imagine | End of Life week - a citywide conversation through art, experience, and design.
       
     
 We welcomed over 600 participants to the show over the course of three nights.
       
     
 Bay Area artist Devon Meyers teamed up with rock musician Alex Stickles to prototype a sound-reactive LED sound installation whose colors changed in tandem with a song that Alex composed for the event.
       
     
 Visitors co-created movement as part of SF artist  Marpi’s  ‘The Wave.”
       
     
 Mr. Brandy serenaded guests on his “alive piano” outside The Art of Dying. We met Mr. Brandy on Haight St. the week before the show, and he immediately became part of the family. Mr. Brandy is one of SF’s coolest musicians. We love you!
       
     
  ‘Imago’  by Construct Studio transplants the viewer into the body of a former dancer named Sam. After a devastating accident, Sam has been left paralyzed. But inside his mind, the viewer finds a world brimming with music, dance, and life.
       
     
 Gray Area artist  Chelley Sherman ’s dark and gorgeous interactive VR film ‘Das Is’ takes viewers on a journey into mortality through multiple planes and memories.
       
     
 Patrick Hackett of Google TiltBrush explores the upstairs augmented reality art gallery featuring AR artworks by Lauren Carly Shaw, Zenka, Carla Gannis, and Stefanie Atkinson.
       
     
  ‘Round Round’  places the viewer at the cyclical center of a Kikuyu tribal myth wherein characters unravel their own layers of uniqueness, similarity, find expression. Created by an amazing team from NYU, Round Round uses VR, dance, music and 360* video to create a sacred space in which one can explore and experience myriad versions of themselves.
       
     
 New friends danced into the night beside  El Shamanico’s  wicked-cool LED-reactive art.
       
     
The Art of Dying
       
     
The Art of Dying

In October 2016, we invited over two dozen artists from around the world to bring their visions of mortality to life through virtual reality, augmented reality, interactive art, and music.

 The show took place in San Francisco's mission district at  The Laundry  as part of OpenIDEO’s Re:Imagine | End of Life week - a citywide conversation through art, experience, and design.
       
     

The show took place in San Francisco's mission district at The Laundry as part of OpenIDEO’s Re:Imagine | End of Life week - a citywide conversation through art, experience, and design.

 We welcomed over 600 participants to the show over the course of three nights.
       
     

We welcomed over 600 participants to the show over the course of three nights.

 Bay Area artist Devon Meyers teamed up with rock musician Alex Stickles to prototype a sound-reactive LED sound installation whose colors changed in tandem with a song that Alex composed for the event.
       
     

Bay Area artist Devon Meyers teamed up with rock musician Alex Stickles to prototype a sound-reactive LED sound installation whose colors changed in tandem with a song that Alex composed for the event.

 Visitors co-created movement as part of SF artist  Marpi’s  ‘The Wave.”
       
     

Visitors co-created movement as part of SF artist Marpi’s ‘The Wave.”

 Mr. Brandy serenaded guests on his “alive piano” outside The Art of Dying. We met Mr. Brandy on Haight St. the week before the show, and he immediately became part of the family. Mr. Brandy is one of SF’s coolest musicians. We love you!
       
     

Mr. Brandy serenaded guests on his “alive piano” outside The Art of Dying. We met Mr. Brandy on Haight St. the week before the show, and he immediately became part of the family. Mr. Brandy is one of SF’s coolest musicians. We love you!

  ‘Imago’  by Construct Studio transplants the viewer into the body of a former dancer named Sam. After a devastating accident, Sam has been left paralyzed. But inside his mind, the viewer finds a world brimming with music, dance, and life.
       
     

‘Imago’ by Construct Studio transplants the viewer into the body of a former dancer named Sam. After a devastating accident, Sam has been left paralyzed. But inside his mind, the viewer finds a world brimming with music, dance, and life.

 Gray Area artist  Chelley Sherman ’s dark and gorgeous interactive VR film ‘Das Is’ takes viewers on a journey into mortality through multiple planes and memories.
       
     

Gray Area artist Chelley Sherman’s dark and gorgeous interactive VR film ‘Das Is’ takes viewers on a journey into mortality through multiple planes and memories.

 Patrick Hackett of Google TiltBrush explores the upstairs augmented reality art gallery featuring AR artworks by Lauren Carly Shaw, Zenka, Carla Gannis, and Stefanie Atkinson.
       
     

Patrick Hackett of Google TiltBrush explores the upstairs augmented reality art gallery featuring AR artworks by Lauren Carly Shaw, Zenka, Carla Gannis, and Stefanie Atkinson.

  ‘Round Round’  places the viewer at the cyclical center of a Kikuyu tribal myth wherein characters unravel their own layers of uniqueness, similarity, find expression. Created by an amazing team from NYU, Round Round uses VR, dance, music and 360* video to create a sacred space in which one can explore and experience myriad versions of themselves.
       
     

‘Round Round’ places the viewer at the cyclical center of a Kikuyu tribal myth wherein characters unravel their own layers of uniqueness, similarity, find expression. Created by an amazing team from NYU, Round Round uses VR, dance, music and 360* video to create a sacred space in which one can explore and experience myriad versions of themselves.

 New friends danced into the night beside  El Shamanico’s  wicked-cool LED-reactive art.
       
     

New friends danced into the night beside El Shamanico’s wicked-cool LED-reactive art.