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August in Berlin – Workshop on Empathy and Virtual Reality with The Machine to Be Another Organized by BeAnotherLab Node Berlin

Posted by on Aug 15, 2016 in Sin categoría | 0 comments

I AM YOU, YOU ARE ME: A VIRTUAL REALITY EXPERIENCE Have you ever seen yourself from the eyes of another ? Literally! In our Virtual Reality Workshop participants can experience the feeling of being in another´s body and explore the notion of empathy. The workshop we´ll be using the system The Machine to Be Another (see video here).     Spots are limited, please email to save a reservation. For workshops at Young Arts Neukölln, from 15th to 19th of August 15, 2016, email to For workshops at Stadtvilla Global, from 22th to 26th of August 15, 2016, email to    ...

Swapping bodies with new comers, in London

Posted by on Aug 2, 2016 in Sin categoría | 0 comments

What would the world be like if we could see through the eyes of another? Could we understand better the perspective and story of new comers, that have left their countries seeking for asylum in Europe and England? Come take part in this experience to connect cultures, at the Encampment at Somerset House. Together with the Good Chance Theatre, we will be presenting Body Swap experiences with The Machine to Be Another, in which audience will have the change to step in to the shoes of a new comer, and to listen to their narrative From Saturday, 30 July 2016  to Sunday, 07 August 2016 Daily, 12.00-14.00 & 16.00-18.00 New Wing...

Summer Workshop, Barcelona – Production of Pre-Recorded Experiences with The Machine

Posted by on Aug 2, 2016 in Sin categoría | 2 comments

DESCRIPTION: Across 5 afternoons, participants will be guided to experience different sets of The Machine to Be Another, learn and train how to create Embodied VR Experiences, and to co-create a new piece in immersive video for Embodied Virtual Reality. Researchers from BeAnotherLab will guide the process and offer immersive cameras, sets of first-person cameras and Oculus Rifts   DATES: 2nd or 3rd week of August (confirm your interest here)* PROGRAM: 5 sessions of 4 hours each Session 1: Presentation. Experiences with different sets of The Machine To Be Another. Brainstorming for immersive experiences production. Session 2: Ideation, Storyline, Prototype of Embodiment interaction, Production Plan. Session 3: Production of...

Case Study of TheMachineToBeAnother – MIT DocLab

Posted by on May 17, 2015 in Sin categoría | 0 comments

The Limits of Virtual Reality: Debugging the Empathy Machine by Ainsley Sutherland “If you grip the handles, sir, you will… share his suffering, as you know, but that is not all. You will also participate in his… World-view’ is not the correct term. Ideology? No. […] No word will do, and that is the entire point. It cannot be described — it must be experienced.” — The Little Black Box, by Philip K. Dick (Published in Worlds of Tomorrow, 1964) The Machine to be Another is a performance piece that could almost be drawn from the eerily prescient world of 1960s science fiction. Outfitted with an Oculus Rift, headphones, and seated safely in a...