Josephine Anstey Virtual Tales Class

Virtual Tales

A series of virtual reality projects (in progress) shown in an immersive,
interactive, 3D, audio/visual environment will be part of two events:
Crossing Digital Boundaries 

120 Clemens Hall, UB
Sat. April 20th 
9:00 - 1:00 & 2:00 - 6:00
Sign up for VR Demos at 2:00

The Virtual and the Concrete

Hallwalls, 2495 Main Street, Suite 425
Fri. May 3  8:00 P.M. 
Sat. May 4 



Young-seok Kim

In this virtual play dome, users experience extreme navigation and manipulate bouncing objects that leave a colored trace of their movements.

Sinister Chess

Paul Costa

A networked 3D virtual reality chess game set in an eerie, dark environment. If you like to play chess you'll love Sinister Chess!


The Trial The Trail

Josephine Anstey, Amit Makwana, Sara Nohejl, Dave Pape

The user embarks on an interactive journey which is a cross between Tarkovsky's "Stalker" and "Monty Python and the Holy Grail".


Ivan Itchkawich, Chris Galbraith, Adrain Levesque, Dan
Neveu, Chris Coleman

A narrative exploring the relationship between the user and various characters who exist solely through the objects they leave behind. An exploration of inconsistent space and its effects on the user inspired by the novel "House of Leaves."


Crystal Beach Log Ride (of Doom)

Richard Schuster, Mike Venezia, Sara Nohejl

Users will be able to go for a ride in a log and be plunged into a pool of water. Realtime particle systems generate splashes and realistic waves.

If I only had a Spleen?

Josh Penfold

Interact with a physcial model of a spleen and a 3D medical visualization.