Meet the 2017 Viacom Music + VR Fellows

Six fellows are prototyping new VR experiences focused on transforming music engagement

NYC Media Lab
Jun 27, 2017 · 7 min read
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2017 Viacom VR Fellows with Viacom NEXT and NYC Media Lab leadership

Meet the Fellows!

Secant Remix by Corey Bertelsen

Corey Bertelsen

How did you get started in VR?

How can VR transform the music experience for fans, and what do you hope to accomplish in this Viacom Music + VR Fellowship?

What new skills do you hope to learn or gain this summer?

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Zer, Danny Dang’s collaborative VR project, part of NYC Media Lab’s Verizon Connected Futures II program

Danny Dang

How did you get started in VR?

How can VR transform the music experience for fans, and what do you hope to accomplish in this Viacom Music + VR Fellowship?

What new skills do you hope to learn or gain this summer?

The Storm by Juan Jose Egúsquiza

Juan Jose Egúsquiza

How did you get started in VR?

How can VR transform the music experience for fans, and what do you hope to accomplish in this Viacom Music + VR Fellowship?

What new skills do you hope to learn or gain this summer?

The making of TZINA, a collaborative VR project by Or Fleisher

Or Fleisher

How did you get started in VR?

How can VR transform the music experience for fans, and what do you hope to accomplish in this Viacom Music + VR Fellowship?

What new skills do you hope to learn or gain this summer?

Perfect Eggplants Don’t Exi- (In Development) by Mikei Huang

Mikei Huang

How did you get started in VR?

How can VR transform the music experience for fans, and what do you hope to accomplish in this Viacom Music + VR Fellowship?

What new skills do you hope to learn or gain this summer?

Firewalk, a VR game by Chao Jin, Dennis Carr and David Frisch

Chao Jin

How did you get started in VR?

How can VR transform the music experience for fans, and what do you hope to accomplish in this Viacom Music + VR Fellowship?

What new skills do you hope to learn or gain this summer?


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