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© John Desnoyers-Stewart 2022

SYNEDELICA

Synedelica reimagines what is possible with immersive technology, providing a new perspective on reality. In this synesthetic mixed reality experience, visuals of the real world are modulated by sound, attuning immersants to the beauty hidden in the seemingly mundane. Synedelica shows the world in a new light, rekindling childlike wonder and encouraging exploration.


10 min
All Ages
Canada
Roaming

ARTISTS


John Desnoyers-Stewart
John Desnoyers-Stewart is an interdisciplinary artist-researcher and PhD candidate at Simon Fraser University’s School of Interactive Arts and Technology. His multi-user installations transform real bodies into ethereal forms and incorporate physical touch in the virtual world, encouraging immersants to see and experience each other in a new light.

Noah Miller
Noah Miller is a PhD student at the School of Interactive Arts and Technology at Simon Fraser University where he studies the design, evaluation, and accommodation of positive transformative experiences with virtual reality. He develops immersive experiences that aim to evoke and accommodate positive cognitive shifts.

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Credits

Lead Artist and Director – John Desnoyers-Stewart  ■ Development – Noah Miller ■ Music – Patrick Parra Pennefather [patrickpennefather.com] ■ Project Supervisor – Bernhard Riecke  ■ Production Support – iSpace Lab