REORIENT: Emerging Media

REORIENT is our new showcase for cutting-edge virtual reality, mixed reality, interactive installations, and beyond. Join us for a series of innovative experiences exploring the intersection of art, technology, and the future of storytelling. — Sue Ding

Co-presented with Community Partners: Asian Creative Network: Los Angeles

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

INSTALLATIONS & MOBILE VR
Saturday, May 4 – Sunday, May 5
12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
NCPD Democracy Lab @ JANM

MOBILE VR ONLY
Monday, May 6 – Thursday, May 9
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Regal L.A. LIVE

In this program


AMA’S MOMENTO

Directed by Awu Chen, Kevin Ke, Maryyann Landlord

INSTALLATION | A multimedia installation (VR, AR, and projection mapping) chronicling Yoko Kung’s lifelong dream of building a Taiwanese art museum.

ASIAN IN AMERICA

Directed by Jenny Dorsey

INSTALLATION/MOBILE VR | A symbolic exhibition and dining experience that explores the Asian American identity through food & drink, VR, spoken word, and poetry.

GIRL ICON

Directed by Sadah Espii Proctor

MOBILE VR | Step into the life of Rani, a Girl Icon from India, inspired to be fearless like Malala Yousafzai to change her path and inspire others.

HOMESTAY

Directed by Jam3, NFB Digital Studio, Paisley Smith

INSTALLATION | Set in an origami world inspired by the Nitobe Memorial Garden in Vancouver, this interactive VR experience is the story of one family’s unexpected experience with a Japanese exchange student.

PACIFIC GATEWAY: ANGEL ISLAND

Directed by Felicia Lowe

MOBILE VR | An immersive VR experience about the poems carved into the walls by Chinese immigrants at the historic Angel Island Immigration Station.

SELYATAĞI (FLOODPLAIN)

Directed by Deniz Tortum

MOBILE VR | A mysterious tree watches over a forest while humans traverse its paths, planning construction zones and searching for a lost person. As civilization slowly unravels, quiet new dynamics emerge.

WONDER BUFFALO

Directed by Christine T. Berg

INSTALLATION | Explore the eclectic bedroom of a Thai-American teen coping with body dysmorphia and an overbearing mother, who struggles to own her place in the world by finding the hero within.